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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.
Mercy Health launches 24-hour palliative care service in Sunshine
Mercy Palliative Care, a community-based palliative care service, has launched a 24-hour service to benefit the more than 600 people requiring specialised care in Melbourne city and its western suburbs. Launched on 9 April 2018, Mercy Palliative Care now provides every patient with access to a palliative care nurse, accompanied by a personal care worker,…
First look at Mercy Place Ballarat
Ballarat’s newest and most innovative aged care home, Mercy Place Ballarat, will open its doors to the public on Wednesday 15 August and Saturday 25 August 2018. The local community is invited to tour Mercy Place Ballarat — Mercy Health’s first aged care home designed and built around the small household living approach. Small household…
Gandel Philanthropy donates $300,000 to Werribee Mercy Hospital expansion
Gandel Philanthropy, one of Australia’s largest independent family philanthropic funds, has donated $300,000 to Werribee Mercy Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Appeal. The donation is one of the largest individual gifts to Wyndham’s only public hospital and has been used to create a wellness room to help patient recovery. The room includes a landscaped terrace…
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