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Cancer Care in Central Queensland – Changing the Lives of Patients

The Friendly Society Private Hospital, located in the Central Queensland city of Bundaberg, has changed the lives of local cancer patients.  Prior to the hospital’s day oncology unit opening over 12 months ago, patients would typically have to travel for up to 6 hours to receive their treatment in Brisbane. This would mean lengthy stays away from their homes, family and friends, not to mention the added accommodation expenses. The Friendly Society Private Hospital’s Day Oncology Unit, is a fiveMore

Licences to Operate Intensive Care Unit & Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory Finally Granted!

Delivering advanced cardiac services to the Bundaberg and Wide Bay community has reached another milestone. The Friendly Society Private Hospital is very pleased to report that we have finally been given approval to operate both the Intensive Care Unit and the Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory; both constructed as part of the recent multi-million dollar stage five development. The Friendly Society Private Hospital’s Cardiac Investigations Unit will be the only private or public facility of this kind between the Sunshine Coast andMore

Stage 5 Development Launched!

On Friday 28th January 2011 the Friendly Society Private Hospital’s Stage 5 Development was officially opened by the Honorable Mr Paul Neville, Federal Member for Hinkler. The evening, held within the heart of the new facility allowed guests to feel the enormity of the development that has been under construction for some 18 months and in the planning for many years.  It was the first public unveiling of the enormous expansion, which has seen the hospital increase in size byMore

Independent Employee Survey Results Indicate Perfect Conditions for Healthcare Workers

The Friendly Society Private Hospital goes a long way to providing the best possible conditions and best possible working environment for their employees to enjoy.  As a world class state of the art, acute care medical facility that consistently demonstrates a ‘friendly’ and open culture, in a stunning sub tropical Queensland location; it is little wonder that a recent employee survey conducted by independent research company, Best Practice Australia reported that 84% of Friendly Society Private Hospital employees firmly believeMore