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Friendly Society Pharmacy is Meeting Community Health Needs

As a community pharmacy, The Friendlies do more than just dispense medication. Our pharmacists, led by Chief Pharmacist Jason Vizgoft, can offer a range of professional services. Jason joined The Friendlies team last year after relocating to Bundaberg in 2011. Jason has a special interest in community pharmacy and has worked at a number of pharmacies across Bundaberg including Blooms, Priceline and Carlyle Gardens. Our team work alongside GPs and other health professionals to make sure our customers have theMore

The Friendlies Welcomes Senior OT Jared Clifford

Jared Clifford has joined Friendlies Physiotherapy & Allied Health as a senior occupational therapist. Jared has extensive experience working as an Occupational therapist including: Management of an occupational therapy department within the aged care sector including provision of therapies and manual handling education. Senior position with the NHS based in London for two years in a community rapid response supported discharge role. Management of an occupational rehabilitation team focusing on the rehabilitation of injured mine workers including the creation ofMore

NDIS Services expand with coordinator and dedicated trial space

NDIS services at The Friendlies have continued to grow with the appointment of NDIS coordinator Fiona Field and the opening of a dedicated space for equipment trials. Fiona has joined The Friendlies team after working in the disability sector for more than 10 years. “I am really excited to join The Friendlies to help further grow the NDIS services and extend our delivery to Home Care Package Providers in the region,” Fiona said. Fiona works closely with our allied health,More

Leave a lasting legacy with The Friendlies Friendship Tree

The Friendlies Foundation Friendship Tree represents the special relationships that grow in a healthcare setting. Public Relations Officer Tunja Cottier said this beautiful hand-painted tree not only added colour and life to The Friendlies hospital foyer, but served a special purpose. “We have special leaves that can be added to the tree in memory of a loved one, in thanks of a staff member or team, or simply to show people’s support of The Friendlies,” Ms Cottier said. “The foundationMore