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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 recognised for gender equality
Mercy Health has been recognised as a 2017-18 Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE). The EOCGE citation recognises Mercy Health’s active commitment to achieving gender equality and its leadership in driving positive change for inclusive workplaces. WGEA Director Libby Lyons congratulated all of the 2017-18 citation holders for their…
Tablets could replace surgery to treat life-threatening pregnancy condition
In an exciting discovery, Translational Obstetrics Group (TOG) researchers based at Mercy Hospital for Women and the University of Melbourne have made a finding that has the potential to change the way we treat ectopic pregnancy. Researchers are investigating whether the life-threatening pregnancy condition can be treated with just a few tablets instead of surgery….
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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