Learn about the founding of the Sisters of Mercy, the emergence of the Order in Australia and the evolution of Mercy Health as the modern face of the Mercy ministry in health, aged care and community services.
Our values of compassion, hospitality, respect, innovation, stewardship and teamwork guide us in all that we do.
Education is an essential aspect of advancing care and improving health outcomes for people of every age and stage of life. Mercy Health is dedicated to ongoing education, training and professional development.
Supported by Mercy Health's rich culture of innovation, our research communities are gaining worldwide recognition for their life-changing discoveries and promising research programs.
Our values in action
Zane describes ‘Care First’
Zane McKenzie gives his perspective on our services and what the Mercy Health model of care means for him.
Pasta necklaces fit for royalty raise $8,000 for stillbirth research
A six-year-old Melbourne schoolboy has raised $8,000 for stillbirth research through the sale of pasta necklaces.
BabyCam bonds mums with their newborn bubs
Mercy Hospital for Women is pioneering a practice that allows new mothers to watch and bond with their babies immediately after a caesarean delivery.
New unit helps to destigmatise mental health
The Clare Moore Building, a 54-bed inpatient mental health unit at Werribee Mercy Hospital, has been officially opened.
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