Catholic Health and Aged Care Services Response to the ‘Voluntary Assisted Dying Act’
On the 19th of June the ‘Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (‘VAD’) comes into effect in Victoria. Following the Act’s passing in 2017, Catholic Health and Aged Care services in Victoria, including Mercy Health, have formed the following response.
Mercy Health Albury is seeking some very special recruits
Mercy Health Albury is on the lookout to recruit some very special volunteers.
Mercy Health’s Professor Peter Dwyer and Diane Wright awarded an OAM
Mercy Health's Professor Peter Dwyer and Diane Wright awarded an OAM
Werribee Mercy Hospital appoints new director of surgery
Werribee Mercy Hospital has appointed a new director of surgery, Mr Iain Skinner, a senior colorectal surgeon.
A stroke of creativity from residents at Mercy Place East Melbourne
Residents of Mercy Place East Melbourne are benefiting from the home’s weekly art therapy workshops.
Mercy Health Board welcomes new Chair
The Mercy Health Board has welcomed a new Chair, Ms Virginia Bourke, a Melbourne-based lawyer and consultant.
Pasta necklaces fit for royalty raise $8,000 for stillbirth research
A six-year-old Melbourne schoolboy has raised $8,000 for stillbirth research through the sale of pasta necklaces.
BabyCam bonds mums with their newborn bubs
Mercy Hospital for Women is pioneering a practice that allows new mothers to watch and bond with their babies immediately after a caesarean delivery.
New unit helps to destigmatise mental health
The Clare Moore Building, a 54-bed inpatient mental health unit at Werribee Mercy Hospital, has been officially opened.
Last reviewed October 1, 2018.