Our mission – to bring God’s mercy to those in need – is our reason for being; why we exist. It is supported by our values, the behaviours we aspire to demonstrate every day in our quest to care for those in need.
Our values of compassion, hospitality, respect, innovation, stewardship and teamwork guide us in all that we do.
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.
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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.
International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day – Shannon’s reflectionsInternational Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day – Shannon’s reflections
A breakthrough drug discovery to combat preeclampsia, a deadly pregnancy complication
Today, a joint team of researchers in Cape Town, South Africa and at Melbourne’s Mercy Hospital for Women (and the University of Melbourne) report the results in the prestigious British Medical Journal of a breakthrough clinical trial. Their exciting findings suggest the diabetes drug, metformin, may be the first ever disease-modifying drug discovered that slows…
World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly and it’s a perfect 10!
While busy with a professional career, he and his wife Anne raised a family one shy of a cricket team – although if you include mum and dad, the total of 12 provides the full complement. Bernie and Anne always intended having a large family but probably would have initially nominated a mere five or…
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