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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. 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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  2. 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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  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.