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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.

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All action at Mercy Place Parkville

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Christmas came a fortnight early for a number of residents at Mercy Place Parkville with the arrival of a talented Christmas choir, Santa and his sleigh, and two television camera crews on 10 December. Mercy Place Parkville Service Manager Andrew Tsindos says the entertainment provided by Melbourne’s Carols by Candlelight choir was a lovely event…

All action at Mercy Place Parkville
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A second “Early Parenting Centre,” a step closer for Mercy Health

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The Victorian Government’s Minister for Health Martin Foley and Minister for Energy and Member for Mill Park Lily D’Ambrosio this week unveiled signage at Anchorage Drive, South Morang where building of the facility will commence in the New Year. Comprising 10 residential units and four day-stay units, the project is scheduled for completion by late…

A second “Early Parenting Centre,” a step closer for Mercy Health
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Baby Bunting ‘delivers’ the goods

Baby Bunting ‘delivers’ the goods
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A breakthrough drug discovery to combat preeclampsia, a deadly pregnancy complication

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Today, a joint team of researchers in Cape Town, South Africa and at Melbourne’s Mercy Hospital for Women (and the University of Melbourne) report the results in the prestigious British Medical Journal of a breakthrough clinical trial. Their exciting findings suggest the diabetes drug, metformin, may be the first ever disease-modifying drug discovered that slows…

A breakthrough drug discovery to combat preeclampsia, a deadly pregnancy complication
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World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly and it’s a perfect 10!

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While busy with a professional career, he and his wife Anne raised a family one shy of a cricket team – although if you include mum and dad, the total of 12 provides the full complement. Bernie and Anne always intended having a large family but probably would have initially nominated a mere five or…

World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly and it’s a perfect 10!
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Crucial infrastructure installed at Werribee Mercy Hospital

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Patients attending the WMH Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and acute medical and surgical services will be some of the initial patients to receive access to the upgraded equipment. Overviewing the installation, Mercy Health – Health Services Chief Executive Adjunct Professor Jason Payne said all high-functioning hospitals were reliant on the diagnostic capability of a…

Crucial infrastructure installed at Werribee Mercy Hospital
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Mercy Health surgeon humbled by Queen’s Birthday Honour

Mercy Health surgeon humbled by Queen’s Birthday Honour
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Generous family helps to preserve precious memories

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When the unthinkable happened and the Laird family lost their baby girl to stillbirth in 2012, the family took many photos with baby Chloe to ensure their precious memories with her were preserved. The Lairds have donated a Heartfelt camera kit to ensure families grieving the loss of a baby have access to photography.

Generous family helps to preserve precious memories

Last reviewed May 27, 2021.