We care for people at every stage of life

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Our history

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 history
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Our values

Our values of compassion, hospitality, respect, innovation, stewardship and teamwork guide us in all that we do.

Our values
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Education

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.

Education
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Research

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.

Research
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Careers

At Mercy Health, our strength is truly our people. We offer a wide range of flexible work options to assist our people to grow their careers while meeting the demands of life.

Careers

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.

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Latest news

Mercy Health recognised for gender equality

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Mercy Health has been recognised as a 2017-18 Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE). The EOCGE citation recognises Mercy Health’s active commitment to achieving gender equality and its leadership in driving positive change for inclusive workplaces. WGEA Director Libby Lyons congratulated all of the 2017-18 citation holders for their…

Mercy Health recognised for gender equality

Tablets could replace surgery to treat life-threatening pregnancy condition

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In an exciting discovery, Translational Obstetrics Group (TOG) researchers based at Mercy Hospital for Women and the University of Melbourne have made a finding that has the potential to change the way we treat ectopic pregnancy. Researchers are investigating whether the life-threatening pregnancy condition can be treated with just a few tablets instead of surgery….

Tablets could replace surgery to treat life-threatening pregnancy condition

Pre-term babies could benefit from study of Melbourne mums

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Melbourne researchers are to begin a major study that could result in a test to accurately predict if women will experience pre-term labour during their pregnancy. Such a laboratory or bed-side product would enable clinicians to offer suitable, potentially life-saving care to mothers and babies. The three-year trial study involving more than 3000 women at…

Pre-term babies could benefit from study of Melbourne mums

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You can help support Mercy Health initiatives such as the Mercy Health Breastmilk Bank, our Urgent Need Appeal, and research that improves health outcomes for people in need.

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Feedback

We value feedback from the people we care for, including from your families, friends, carers, and the broader community. Find out how to register a concern, complaint or compliment, or make a suggestion for improvement at Mercy Health.

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Latest news

Read the latest from Mercy Health, including what we’re doing in the community, information on general health developments, and other news from around our organisation.

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