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

86-year-old proves it’s never too late to hit the books

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While many of us reflect fondly on our time spent at university in our 20s, for one Melbourne senior, these days are just beginning. Showing no signs of slowing down, 86-year-old Leonard Walton – a resident at Mercy Place Fernhill – has been accepted into a pathways program for a Bachelor of Arts at the […]

86-year-old proves it’s never too late to hit the books

Pausing to remember babies lost

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Heidelberg West couple Samantha Rowe and Paul Lyons have lost six babies in the past three years — but their positivity brings a ray of hope to families at a special service to mark International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. “Very sadly, losing a baby is still considered a taboo subject and people are […]

Pausing to remember babies lost

Spring has sprung at Melbourne aged care home

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Green thumbed residents and staff at Melbourne aged care home, Mercy Place Abbotsford, have welcomed the change of season with the launch of an exciting new gardening project. Partnering with Cultivating Community, a local not-for-profit organisation that works with communities to create fair, secure and resilient food systems, the innovative sustainable gardening project gives residents […]

Spring has sprung at Melbourne aged care home

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Donate to the Mercy Health Foundation

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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