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Zane describes ‘Care First’
Zane McKenzie gives his perspective on our services and what the Mercy Health model of care means for him.
BabyCam bonds mums with their newborn bubs
Mercy Hospital for Women in Heidelberg is pioneering a practice that allows new mothers to watch and bond with their babies in the first few minutes after a caesarean delivery. The introduction of a BabyCam into operating theatres means new mothers having an uncomplicated caesarean birth, do not miss out on the precious first moments…
New unit helps to destigmatise mental health
In the lead-up to World Mental Health Day on October 10, Member for Werribee Tim Pallas officially opened the Clare Moore Building, a 54-bed inpatient mental health unit at Werribee Mercy Hospital. The purpose-built building houses two inpatient wards for the region’s most vulnerable mental health patients. It also has women’s only areas, ensuring safe…
Ballarat Bishop officially opens Mercy Place Ballarat
Bishop of Ballarat Most Rev Paul Bird CSsR officially opened and blessed Mercy Place Ballarat on Tuesday 25 September 2018. Mercy Place Ballarat is Mercy Health’s first purpose-built home around a new community-centred approach to aged care. The home welcomed its first residents on Monday 3 September 2018. Mercy Health Group Chief Executive Officer Adjunct…
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