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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. International accreditation for cord blood bank

    International accreditation for cord blood bank

    In July 2009, the Queensland Cord Blood Bank at Mater was awarded accreditation by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).

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  2. New level of health care for refugees in Queensland

    New level of health care for refugees in Queensland

    People of a refugee background arriving in Queensland now have access to comprehensive health assessments, immunisations and ongoing health care following the launch of Refugee Health Queensland.

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  3. Expertise helps women achieve healthy pregnancies

    Expertise helps women achieve healthy pregnancies

    Women birthing at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals have access to a range of diet and health related initiatives to help them achieve the best pregnancy outcomes possible, thanks to the work of Senior Dietitian/ Nutritionist, Dr Shelley Wilkinson.

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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.