Our mission – to bring God’s mercy to those in need – is our reason for being; why 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.
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.
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.
Mercy Health’s Professor Peter Dwyer and Diane Wright awarded an OAM
Mercy Health's Professor Peter Dwyer and Diane Wright awarded an OAM
Werribee Mercy Hospital appoints new director of surgery
Werribee Mercy Hospital has appointed a new director of surgery, Mr Iain Skinner, a senior colorectal surgeon.
A stroke of creativity from residents at Mercy Place East Melbourne
Residents of Mercy Place East Melbourne are benefiting from the home’s weekly art therapy workshops.
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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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