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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.
Pre-term babies could benefit from study of Melbourne mums
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 […]
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Werribee Mercy Hospital is undertaking a major recruitment drive ahead of a multimillion dollar redevelopment being completed later this year. Werribee Mercy Hospital is currently hiring emergency nurses, mental health nurses and midwives to help care for the local community. The health service is also asking people interested in other roles at the hospital, both […]
Mercy Health seniors celebrate Chinese New Year in style
They hail from India, Indonesia or even Ireland, but that won’t stop seniors living at Mercy Place Lathlain celebrating Chinese New Year in style. The longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year will see Mercy Health residents use the opportunity to celebrate their diverse cultural heritage. Seniors will celebrate the […]
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