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.

Mercy Health Board welcomes new Chair

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The Mercy Health Board has welcomed a new Chair, Ms Virginia Bourke, a Melbourne-based lawyer and consultant.

Mercy Health Board welcomes new Chair

Pasta necklaces fit for royalty raise $8,000 for stillbirth research

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A six-year-old Melbourne schoolboy has raised $8,000 for stillbirth research through the sale of pasta necklaces.

Pasta necklaces fit for royalty raise $8,000 for stillbirth research

BabyCam bonds mums with their newborn bubs

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Mercy Hospital for Women is pioneering a practice that allows new mothers to watch and bond with their babies immediately after a caesarean delivery.

BabyCam bonds mums with their newborn bubs

New unit helps to destigmatise mental health

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The Clare Moore Building, a 54-bed inpatient mental health unit at Werribee Mercy Hospital, has been officially opened.

New unit helps to destigmatise mental health

Ballarat Bishop officially opens Mercy Place Ballarat

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Mercy Place Ballarat, Mercy Health’s first purpose-built home around a new community-centred approach to aged care, has been blessed by the Bishop of Ballarat.

Ballarat Bishop officially opens Mercy Place Ballarat

Aged care specialist to highlight why residents need to take risks

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Mercy Health hosts free Dignity of Risk forums to encourage people to think about measured risks in aged care.

Aged care specialist to highlight why residents need to take risks

Melbourne Archbishop and Health Minister officially bless and open Werribee Mercy Hospital expansion

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The Werribee Mercy Hospital Stage 1C expansion was officially blessed and opened yesterday, Thursday 30 August 2018, by Melbourne Archbishop The Most Rev Peter A Comensoli and Victorian Minister for Health Jill Hennessy. The Werribee Mercy Hospital expansion delivers the region’s first Intensive Care Unit (ICU), which will help keep families together during times of…

Melbourne Archbishop and Health Minister officially bless and open Werribee Mercy Hospital expansion

Mercy Place Mont Clare seniors use talents to help sick kids

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Residents at Mercy Place Mont Clare have made dozens of handmade beanies for Perth Children's Hospital.

Mercy Place Mont Clare seniors use talents to help sick kids

Margaret ticks St Kilda game off bucket list

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Margaret’s bedroom at Mercy Place Keon Park is covered in St Kilda memorabilia and the highlight of her week is watching the game on TV. Margaret hadn’t been to a live St Kilda game in about 10 years. Margaret wrote to the Mercy Health Foundation requesting to see her favourite AFL team play live one last time as…

Margaret ticks St Kilda game off bucket list

Mercy Health launches 24-hour palliative care service in Sunshine

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Mercy Palliative Care has launched a 24-hour service to provide specialised care to those in need.

Mercy Health launches 24-hour palliative care service in Sunshine

Last reviewed August 14, 2018.