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Falls and Balance Class

Falls Prevention and Exercise class going strong

Our aim is creating steady seniors with our weekly ‘Falls Prevention and Exercise Program’.  The classes are aimed at assisting people to stay steady on their feet have been well received by patients. The Friendlies Physiotherapy & Allied Health ‘Falls Prevention & Exercise Program’ is currently running four classes a week. Head Physiotherapist Matt Churchill said it was great to see so many people get behind the program. “So many health professionals and patients had spoken to us about aMore

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
Sciatica

Sciatica

What is Sciatica? Background True sciatica is a neurological problem involving either the back or an entrapped nerve in the muscles of the buttock. Sciatica is a referral of pain along the sciatic nerve which is a long nerve that branches out through your buttock and down the back of your leg. Typically, sciatica is only felt on one side of the body and can manifest from mild to severe symptoms. Symptoms Pain (intense pain in the buttock) Numbness MuscularMore
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