Friendlies support Cambodia Vision

The Friendly Society Private Hospital is continuing its support of local medical professionals who provide life-changing treatment through the Cambodia Vision project. The Friendlies has been donating anaesthetic drugs since 2012 and this year is providing 60 boxes to assist Bundaberg anaesthetist Dr David Merefield, who departs for Cambodia on 2 December. Dr Merefield has been providing services at The Friendlies since 1997 and first went to Cambodia six years ago. This year he’ll be joined by fellow anaesthetist DrMore

Friendlies ED celebrates fourth birthday

More than 36,000 patients have sought treatment at The Friendlies Emergency Department since it opened on 25 September 2018, with 9,183 patients using the service in the last 12 months. Celebrating its fourth milestone, Friendly Society Private Hospital CEO, Simone Finch said patient numbers to the emergency department continue to show the community’s need for the service. “Our focus is to build on the strong foundation of The Friendlies, ensuring that everyone who needs our services and care knows theyMore

Physiotherapy for men’s health and continence

Some of the most important aspects of our health are the ones we speak about the least. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men, with more than 18,000 cases diagnosed in Australia every year. Incontinence is a common problem following prostate surgery but many men don’t realise that Physiotherapists may be able to help. We caught up with Physiotherapist Mitchell Shorten from Friendlies Physiotherapy & Allied Health to talk about men’s health Physiotherapy, the role of theMore
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