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World Heart Day

World Heart Day is on the 29th of September. Now is a good time to take a moment and think about your heart. Bundaberg Cardiology cardiologist Dr Andre Conradie said fighting against heart disease was an important cause. It the single leading cause of death in Australia. Each day, an average of 21 Australians die from a heart attack. One patient is admitted to an Australian hospital with a heart attack every nine minutes*. Dr Conradie said it is importantMore
Emergency Department turns 2

2 Year Milestone for Emergency Department

More than 17,000 patients have sought treatment at The Friendlies Emergency Department since it opened two years ago on 25th September 2018. Celebrating its second milestone, Friendly Society Private Hospital CEO Alan Cooper said patient numbers to the emergency department continue to show the community support for the service. “We have worked hard to deliver specialist emergency care during times when people need it most, all while offering minimal wait times. Currently, our average waiting time is sitting at aboutMore

Friendly Flyer at your service

NEED A LIFT? The Friendly Flyer Patient Transport Vehicle can assist you with a lift to and from your car to any Hospital Entrance or to The Friendlies Medical Suites. FACTS ABOUT THE FLYER (FAQs) – Operated by Volunteers who have completed appropriate training – Currently operating between 8.30am and 3pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) – Travel is only within the designated route – The flyer needs to stay within the Hospital boundaries, if you have parked outMore
Les-Hancock

Les Hancock 20 Year Service

Les Hancock recently celebrated 20 years of service on the Board of Directors for the Bundaberg Friendly Society Medical Institute. Les joined the Board in July 1999, replacing Bob Phillips who had served for 19 years. He brought his considerable experience and knowledge across Law, Business and charitable activities to the Board. He has demonstrated his commitment to the Bundaberg Friendly Society Medical Institute over the past 20 years and more particularly since taking on the role of Chairman ofMore
Nurses-Vouchers

Nurses thanked with vouchers

Our nurses were given a boost with free coffee vouchers to say thanks for their tireless work. Local businesses joined forces with HitzFM to thank nurses in the Bundaberg Region and shouted them a coffee for International Nurses Day. HitzFM Breakfast Show announcer Tracey Sergiacomi said they partnered with local businesses including Rite Moves Driving School Training and Assessment, Jeff Lennox Builder, Bundaberg Resurfacing, Battery World and Michel’s Patisserie to surprise the dedicated nurses for International Nurses Day. “The hardworkingMore