Our mission – to bring God’s mercy to those in need – is our reason for being; why we 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.
The people of Melbourne’s West are being heard!
Mercy Health Group Chief Executive Adjunct Professor Stephen Cornelissen said that the funding is a clear sign the voices of the people of the west of Melbourne are being heard and the Government is seriously considering meeting these upgrades. “It is satisfying to see that the extensive service and architectural planning for the next stage…
Mercy Health Doctor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Trailblazing obstetrician Dr Bernadette White has been awarded Catholic Health Australia’s Sister Maria Cunningham Lifetime Contribution Award for her dedication to the health sector. Dr White has been committed to her higher calling as a clinician, educator, supervisor and supporter of advancing women’s health at Mercy Hospital for Women and is considered an exceptional leader and…
High praise for Mercy Health’s ‘heroic’ frontline workers
Mercy Health Group Chief Executive Adjunct Professor Stephen Cornelissen has today praised the heroic work of frontline health workers at Werribee Mercy Hospital, which became a hotspot and battleground in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.
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