Business Summary
The Friendly Society Private Hospital is more than a world-class, 142 bed surgical and medical facility set in stunning Central Queensland. At the heart of The Friendlies is a team of 400+ medical, nursing, support and allied health professionals, committed to the health, safety and well-being of every member of the Bundaberg and the Wide Bay Burnett communities. For 70 years, our not-for-profit approach has allowed us to invest in the very best medical equipment and staff, while staying true to our patient promise of providing the friendliest, highest quality healthcare in Australia.
About Us

The Friendly Society Private Hospital, affectionately known as The Friendlies, has a proud, 70-year tradition of providing quality healthcare to the Bundaberg and Wide Bay Community.

We are friendly care that is close to home.  With 143 beds, The Friendlies offers a range of services from Surgical to Medical, Cardiac to Oncology to allied Health and Pharmacy.

The Friendlies provides

  • Five surgical and medical inpatient units
  • The largest private Day Oncology Unit between Sunshine Coast and Townsville
  • Cardiac Investigations Unit, with a Cardiac Cath Lab – the only one between Sunshine Coast and Townsville
  • Critical Care Unit
  • Five state-of-the-art theatres, used by more than 40 specialists
  • Medical Consulting Suites

Over the past seven years, The Friendlies has invested millions in refurbishment and facility upgrades, ensuring we continue to stay at the forefront of healthcare delivery in our region.

At A Glance
Private Hospital
Notable Achievements
Quality Care Pharmacy Program
Payment Methods