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Read the latest from Mercy Health, including what we’re doing in the community, information on general health developments, and other news from around our organisation.

86-year-old proves it’s never too late to hit the books

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While many of us reflect fondly on our time spent at university in our 20s, for one Melbourne senior, these days are just beginning. Showing no signs of slowing down, 86-year-old Leonard Walton – a resident at Mercy Place Fernhill – has been accepted into a pathways program for a Bachelor of Arts at the […]

86-year-old proves it’s never too late to hit the books

Pausing to remember babies lost

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Heidelberg West couple Samantha Rowe and Paul Lyons have lost six babies in the past three years — but their positivity brings a ray of hope to families at a special service to mark International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. “Very sadly, losing a baby is still considered a taboo subject and people are […]

Pausing to remember babies lost

Spring has sprung at Melbourne aged care home

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Green thumbed residents and staff at Melbourne aged care home, Mercy Place Abbotsford, have welcomed the change of season with the launch of an exciting new gardening project. Partnering with Cultivating Community, a local not-for-profit organisation that works with communities to create fair, secure and resilient food systems, the innovative sustainable gardening project gives residents […]

Spring has sprung at Melbourne aged care home

Whole Self @ Mercy Health

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Mercy Health LGBTIQ employees encouraged to bring their whole selves to work Earlier this year Mercy Health announced work was being undertaken to develop a support network known as ‘Bring your Whole Self to Work’. Over recent months, additional tensions in the community surrounding the same-sex marriage plebiscite have given us reason to reassure employees […]

Whole Self @ Mercy Health
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Werribee Mercy Hospital Resuscitation Unit dedicated to fallen police officer

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Werribee Mercy Hospital’s Emergency Department Resuscitation Unit has been dedicated to fallen police officer Constable Clare Frances Bourke at a ceremony on Wednesday 9 August 2017. Constable Bourke was performing watch house duties at Sunshine Police Station on 16 March 1983 when a colleague’s firearm discharged and she was fatally shot. The Victoria Police Blue […]

Werribee Mercy Hospital Resuscitation Unit dedicated to fallen police officer
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Interactive robot wins over hearts at Melbourne aged care home

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Generous Lions Club donation to benefit grieving individuals and families

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Mercy Health’s response to Physician Assisted Suicide

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Thrive @ Mercy named finalist in 2017 Australian HR Awards

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Inspirational trek raises $50,000 for vulnerable babies

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