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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
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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
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Massage chair donated to Palliative Care

We have received community support from Greensill Farming Group, and we thank them for their compassionate consideration in donating a massage chair to our Palliative Care Unit.  This exceptional donation was also accompanied by a donation towards a new blood pressure machine. Greensill Farming Group General Manager, Damien Botha was happy to see the chair set up and ready to use for some of our most vulnerable patients, providing them with some comfort during their stay here at The FriendlyMore