A friendship spanning generations
A wonderful story of intergenerational friendship, which goes to the heart of Mercy Health's mission to provide holistic care.
NICU Cheer: It’s special and expanding
Maddie Francis founded NICU Cheer, an organisation which collects donated gifts from corporate Australia to share among families whose babies are in NICU at Christmas time. The initiative has become so popular, she has decided to expand it to include Mother’s Day and Father's Day as well.
How revisiting a past love brought renewed purpose for knitting fan
Mercy Place Nixon resident Irene Ulrich has found a renewed purpose in life – knitting beautiful and warm scarves for homeless Victorians.
Supporting and connecting mothers and babies
Just shy of two years in her role as Mercy Hospital for Women (MHW) Aboriginal Postnatal Engagement Officer, Cathy Garlett loves being able to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers and babies and connect them with the local community.
A lifelong dedication to improving healthcare
Faith and community service were central to Dr Richard Parkinson’s upbringing, so it is no surprise he has become a tireless worker for Mercy Health Albury and the Albury community in NSW.
Please support the Mercy Health Breastmilk Bank today
Franklin Edgley was born at just 26 weeks, weighing a tiny 808 grams. While being first-time parents was scary enough for Franklin’s parents Catherine and Matthew, they never expected to spend the first couple of months of their new baby’s life visiting him in intensive care.
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