First stage of refurbishment now complete; February 28, 2024 - The newly refurbished area at the front of the facility is now open and weloming patients. Patients will now enter from the door at the front of the building (shown in this image) and check in at the new reception area. Redevelopment at the rear of the building will now commence. Thank you all, for your patience and understanding while improvements continue. We will post a video of the new space soon! Read More
Staff Cultural Celebrations: Chinese Lantern Festival February 22, 2024 - Following on from earlier content about the cultural celebrations of the staff here at Bungendore Medica Centre, Dr. Michelle Yin would like to talk to the community about the Chinese Lantern Festival. China and other Asian countries celebrate the Chinese Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first month (Yuan) of the lunar calendar. The holiday marks the first full moon of the new lunar year and the end of the Chinese New Year. The Lantern Festival aims to… Read More
Staff Cultural Celebrations: Saraswati Puja February 22, 2024 - Last week most of us were celebrating Valentine's Day, but it's not the only celebration of love at this time of year. Dr Neeta Pramanik would like to share with us a little about Saraswati Puja: Saraswati Puja organise in the moment of Vashant Panchami, it is a festival of Hindus that marks the beginning of preparations for the spring season. It is the festival dedicated to the goddess who is their goddess of knowledge, language, music, and all arts.… Read More
Become a community volunteer CPR responder February 21, 2024 - Help keep them alive, while paramedics arrive. More than 9000 people experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in NSW every year. Cardiac arrest is often unexpected, and for every minute a patient doesn’t get chest compressions, also called Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), their chances of survival fall by 7-10%. That’s why NSW Ambulance has partnered with GoodSAM, a program that helps save lives by empowering members of the community to respond quickly when someone nearby goes into cardiac arrest. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KO-YPeZz0gM Read More
Smoking is now banned in public spaces February 21, 2024 - Click on this link for full details. Read More
Queanbeyan-Pallerang Seniors Festival – Bungendore 2024 February 15, 2024 - This incredible event is being held in Bungendore on March 22nd, thanks to Sharon Baxter-Judge. See page 6 of the current Regional Independent for full details: https://www.regionalindependent.com.au/current-publication/ Please call Sharon on 0419 025 533 to book, or email info@regionalindependent.com.au Event sponsored by Bungendore Community Bank/Bendigo Bank, Event supported by Rotary Club of Bungendore, IGA Bungendore, Regional Independent Read More