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Mater Mothers’ Hospitals one year on

Mater Mothers’ Hospitals’ staff celebrated their first anniversary in the award winning new building on Thursday 4 June.

Twelve months earlier, a dedicated team of staff transferred 82 women, 108 babies, equipment and stores from the original Mater Mothers’ Hospitals to their new state-of-the-art home.

In its first year of operation, Mater Mothers’ Hospitals assisted in the births of more than 9 000 babies—delivering a new generation of Queenslanders and providing exceptional care.

According to Director Women’s Health Services Mish Hill the first 12 months in their new home were exciting, challenging and incredibly satisfying.

“The new up-to-date facility has enabled Mater to provide contemporary, cutting edge care that delivers real benefits to women, in a family-focused environment,” she said.

“The year has seen the establishment of a number of new services including the Refugee Maternity Clinic, Early Pregnancy Assessment Centre and a Mater Mothers’ Research Centre.

“The new facility has lived up to our expectations and we are really looking forward to continuing to grow the service to meet the community’s needs,” Ms Hill said.

Mater Health Services has provided maternity services to the community since 1961, with one in seven Queenslanders born in Mater Mothers’ Hospitals.

Dr Don Cave, Mish Hill and Dr Mark Waters

Director of Perinatal Medicine and Women's Health Services Dr Don Cave, Director of Women's Health Services Mish Hill and Executive Director of Mater Women's, Children's and Adult Health Services Dr Mark Waters celebrate the event.


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