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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. Hand Hygiene campaign launched at Mater Adult Hospital

    Hand Hygiene campaign launched at Mater Adult Hospital

    Three simple words–wash your hands–headlined one of Mater Adult Hospital’s most intense campaigns of 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. Mater moves forward with nurse practitioners

    Mater moves forward with nurse practitioners

    Two Mater nurses completed their Masters to become Nurse Practitioners in 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.