News

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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Paediatrics Ward turns one

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The Werribee Mercy Hospital Paediatrics Ward has turned one.

Paediatrics Ward turns one
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Golden Rise Retirement Living nears completion

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The $8-million Mercy Health Golden Rise Seniors Living project at Bendigo is nearing its final stages of construction.

Golden Rise Retirement Living nears completion
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Board member Francis Sullivan becomes an Officer of the Order of Australia

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Mercy Health Board member Mr Francis Sullivan has been conferred the honour of Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Board member Francis Sullivan becomes an Officer of the Order of Australia
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Julien O’Connell AM recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

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Former Chairman of the Mercy Health Board and current Chairman of the Mercy Health Foundation, Mr Julien O’Connell AM, has been conferred the honour of Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Julien O’Connell AM recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List
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A new protein to predict pregnancies at risk of stillbirth

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Stillbirth is a devastating tragedy that claims 1 in every 130 pregnancies in Australia. This means that every single day, 6-7 families lose their baby to stillbirth. One of the leading causes of stillbirth is a poorly functioning placenta; the life support system that provides oxygen and nutrients to a growing baby.  The first sign…

A new protein to predict pregnancies at risk of stillbirth
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Palliative Care Volunteer support workers required

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Mercy Health Albury Palliative Care is seeking interest from new volunteer support workers to join its 2020 team. Volunteers are chosen for their warmth and understanding, emotional maturity, acceptance of others and ability to respect confidentiality. Volunteers come from all walks of life, are of either gender, and come from various paid and unpaid backgrounds….

Palliative Care Volunteer support workers required
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Seventy-eight graduates start their nursing and midwifery journey

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New graduate nursing and midwifery students start their careers across Mercy Health

Seventy-eight graduates start their nursing and midwifery journey
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Mercy Health recognised for gender equality

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For the 12th consecutive year, Mercy Health has been recognised for its commitment to gender equality, receiving the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation. Mercy Health has been recognised each year of the citation’s inception, however, this year’s acknowledgement is particularly rewarding following the introduction of more stringent, revised…

Mercy Health recognised for gender equality
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It’s playtime at Werribee Mercy Hospital

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Children will be able to play and have fun in a new Outpatients playground at Werribee Mercy Hospital thanks to Wyndham Rotary who today presented a cheque of $7,000 to support its build. The playground will be a welcome distraction for children who need to attend hospital appointments but currently have nowhere to play. Werribee…

It’s playtime at Werribee Mercy Hospital
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You said, we did

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Mercy Health values feedback from the people we care for, as well as their families, friends, carers and the broader community. Feedback helps us understand what we do well and how we can improve. Here are some of the ways we have used your feedback to improve our health services in Victoria and New South…

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Last reviewed February 11, 2020.