Presentation to Bendigo Community Health

  • Bendigo

Cheque presentation from Freemasons Foundation, Golden and Corinthian Lodge, Southern Cross Lodge, Sir John Quick Lodge and Bendigo Lodge of Instruction for $17,000 to Bendigo Health Care Group (BHCG) towards the purchase of prostate biopsy machine.

This machine will enable a “non-invasive” biopsy to be taken in the diagnosis of prostate cancer. The BHCG is the only hospital in Australia with a someone (David Heath) qualified to carry out this procedure. The chance of infection doing a biopsy in this way cuts the chance of infection to nil.

Peter Faulkner, CEO Bendigo Health, Murray Luxford, Golden and Corinthian Lodge, Rob Layton, Sir John Quick Lodge, Art Lynch, Southern Cross Lodge, Andre Clayton, Golden and Corinthian Lodge and Dave Heath, BHCG Urology Nurse Practitioner.