Our Voice summer 2019

Saving precious little lives

A seven-year-old girl has made an emotional return to Werribee Mercy Hospital to thank staff members of the Paediatric Ward and the Emergency Department for saving her life after she suffered an unexpected cardiac arrest earlier this year.

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Bringing comfort and joy

The Mercy Health Foundation Christmas Appeal is calling for donations that will make a real difference to people's lives this Christmas.

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More help for our smallest and sickest babies

The Mercy Health Breastmilk Bank launches satellite sites at three major Victorian hospitals.

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A Rose by any other name

"Never underestimate the power of a woman, be it for good or evil." The words sound like the epigraph to a great novel or film, not the advice of a Mother Superior to her nursing nuns at St Benedict’s Hospital, Malvern, the first Sisters of Mercy hospital in Victoria almost 100 years ago.

A Rose by any other name

What is old is Young again

Mercy Place Mount St Joseph's residential aged care home has undergone a modern and innovative transformation, adopting a household living approach to aged care in the newly redeveloped home.

What is old is Young again

Helping hand

Naomi Realph lives independently in her own unit, but the 32-year-old, who has Down's Syndrome, enjoys a helping hand from a Mercy Health Home Care Worker to make life run a little smoother.

Helping hand

Passionate advocate for Indigenous health

Committed to improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Virginia Vaughan approaches her role as Werribee Mercy Hospital Aboriginal Women’s and Children’s Liaison Officer with enthusiasm and warmth.

Passionate advocate for Indigenous health

Volunteering support at every stage of life

Helping Mercy Palliative Care patients to live life fully and comfortably is at the heart of the work that compassionate and supportive volunteers like Mary Frisby passionately carry out.

Volunteering support at every stage of life

Christmas message from the Group CEO

This year, Mercy Health has been busy progressing important milestones in our ongoing mission to bring God’s mercy to those in need.

Christmas message from the Group CEO

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