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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. 23-Hour Unit opened in Mater Children’s Hospital

    23-Hour Unit opened in Mater Children’s Hospital

    The new Mater Children’s Hospitals’ (MCH) 23-Hour Unit officially opened on 19 January 2009.

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  2. Program’s success is loud and clear

    Program’s success is loud and clear

    Just five years ago only ‘at risk’ newborns were screened for hearing impairment. Today every baby born at a Queensland maternity hospital undergoes hearing screening thanks to the Healthy Hearing Program.

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  3. Professor of Midwifery joins Mater Mothers' Hospitals

    Professor of Midwifery joins Mater Mothers' Hospitals

    Australian Catholic University and Mater Mothers’ Hospitals welcomed Professor Sue Kildea to the position of Foundation Professor of Midwifery on 30 March 2009.

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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.