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Welcome to 2009 in Review!

Mater Health Services is an important Ministry of the Sisters of Mercy providing quality health care through seven hospitals—three hospitals for uninsured patients and four private hospitals—Mater Medical Research Institute, and a range of community-based health services.

Every day at Mater Health Services a new story unfolds.

There are stories of unsung heroes, triumphs, tragedies, new discoveries, compassion, humility, innovation and more.

This is our story for 2009.

  1. Planning ahead puts Mater in front

    Planning ahead puts Mater in front

    A progressive approach to workforce planning and a strong commitment to education and learning earned Mater Health Services two sought after Outstanding Achievement (OA) ratings from the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) in 2009.

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  2. Maternal Fetal Medicine reports world-class results

    Maternal Fetal Medicine reports world-class results

    In March 2009, the results of the first 100 laser ablations for severe twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals were published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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  3. Mercy in action

    Mercy in action

    For more than 14 years, urogynaecologist Dr Judith Goh has travelled the world helping women with pelvic dysfunction in developing countries by performing life changing surgery.

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To ensure we continue our commitment to meet the health care needs of the community, Mater has developed business strategies which address the issues of financial, social and environmental sustainability.

This website has been developed in accord with these strategies, and is the accompaniment to a summary document printed on recycled paper.