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
Guidelines for visitors

Updated guidelines for hospital visitors

Are you visiting a patient at The Friendlies Hospital? Please help us care for our patients by reading the Visitor Guidelines before entering: You can visit if: You can visit during the visiting hours below (With one other person) 10am to 8pm / CCU – No Visitors from 1pm to 3pm • You are supporting a child and you are the child’s parent, guardian or carer • You are visiting a person with a disability and you are the person’sMore

International Nurses Day

Last week and we celebrated International Nurses Day at The Friendlies with a special breakfast and afternoon tea for our nursing staff. The contribution from our nursing team touches all ages; taking care of patients who are sometimes at their lowest point in life takes dedication, resilience and courage.  We see you and we thank you for improving the health outcomes of our most vulnerable. Keeping a hospital running requires a great deal of organisation and administration. We would alsoMore

The Friendlies Wins Studer Award

The Friendly Society Private Hospital, affectionately known as “The Friendlies,” has been awarded the Studer Group Australian Healthcare Organisation of Distinction. In 2012, The Friendlies was introduced to Evidence-Based Leadership℠ (EBL) by Studer Group Australia. Since then, the Friendlies has grown to a 142-bed hospital and have expanded our allied health, oncology and emergency services, ready to embark on our next expansion over the next three years. We began our EBL journey with a commitment to staff to be theMore