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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First paediatric ward patient’s hospital connections

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Werribee Mercy Hospital opens a Paediatric Ward, and the first patient has surprising hospital connections.

First paediatric ward patient’s hospital connections
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Mercy Place Montrose, a blessing for local aged care residents

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Residents of Mercy Place Montrose’s new small household living homes will share their joy with family, friends and dignitaries when the new development is officially blessed on Tuesday 30 July. Since moving into their new homes, residents have enjoyed the choices and independence that their small household living homes afford them, and have spent many…

Mercy Place Montrose, a blessing for local aged care residents
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Firm friendships celebrated on International Day

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International Day of Friendship brings together residents from Mercy Place Westcourt and children from a local preschool as part of the residential aged care home's Intergenerational Program.

Firm friendships celebrated on International Day
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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

Last reviewed February 21, 2019.