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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NAIDOC Week acknowledged across Mercy Health

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Werribee Mercy Hospital marks NAIDOC Week with a traditional Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony.

NAIDOC Week acknowledged across Mercy Health
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Therapy is music to residents’ ears

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The Lioness Club of Cairns has donated musical books, CDs and resources to increase the musical choices Mercy Place Westcourt residents with dementia use during music therapy sessions at the residential aged care home.

Therapy is music to residents’ ears
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Catholic Health and Aged Care Services Response to the ‘Voluntary Assisted Dying Act’

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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.

Catholic Health and Aged Care Services Response to the ‘Voluntary Assisted Dying Act’
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International Nurses Day, a time to celebrate at Mercy Place Woree

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Mercy Health acknowledges a fourth-generation nurse on International Nurses Day.

International Nurses Day, a time to celebrate at Mercy Place Woree
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Sensory wellness room makes perfect sense for residents

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At Mercy Place Fernhill, the creation of a sensory wellness room has given residents an opportunity to safely explore and stimulate all their senses.

Sensory wellness room makes perfect sense for residents
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Mercy Place Montrose throws open its doors to the public

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Mercy Place Montrose is hosting an open day to showcase its new and innovative approach to aged care.

Mercy Place Montrose throws open its doors to the public

Mercy Health wins WorkSafe Award

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Mercy Health wins WorkSafe Award

Mercy Health wins WorkSafe Award
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Mercy Health Albury is seeking some very special recruits

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Mercy Health Albury is on the lookout to recruit some very special volunteers.

Mercy Health Albury is seeking some very special recruits
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Mercy Health’s Professor Peter Dwyer and Diane Wright awarded an OAM

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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

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Werribee Mercy Hospital has appointed a new director of surgery, Mr Iain Skinner, a senior colorectal surgeon.

Werribee Mercy Hospital appoints new director of surgery

Last reviewed December 18, 2018.