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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Mercy Health to operate new early parenting service

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Mercy Health to operate new early parenting service.

Mercy Health to operate new early parenting service
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Mercy Place Mandurah resident enjoys a holiday

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Ninety-year-old Mercy Place Mandurah resident Malcolm Dyer may be legally blind, but he is living proof that you are never too old to have new adventures.

Mercy Place Mandurah resident enjoys a holiday
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Aged care residents hit the right note virtually all of the time

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Mercy Place East Melbourne residents, their loved ones and friends from Mercy Place Apartments Parkville worked around current visitor restrictions, joining together virtually for a group sing-along at the aged care home last week.

Aged care residents hit the right note virtually all of the time
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Keeping everyone connected during challenging times

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Residents at Mercy Place Warrnambool are keeping in touch with families and loved ones during coronavirus restrictions in multiple ways – using phone and video calls, and chatting virtually on tablets.

Keeping everyone connected during challenging times
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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

Last reviewed March 6, 2020.