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June 2014

Mater Mothers half way to delivering 10 000 babies for 2014 Mater Mothers half way to delivering 10 000 babies for 2014

Mater Mothers is on track to deliver 10 000 babies in 2014, with the 5000th baby welcomed late last week. 

Monday, 30 June 2014

Professor Janet Hardy recognised for palliative care research Professor Janet Hardy recognised for palliative care research

Every day, Professor Janet Hardy is surrounded by people who are terminally ill and yet she still believes she has one of the most positive and rewarding jobs there is.

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Cochlear celebrates its 10,000th recipient at Mater Adult Hospital Cochlear celebrates its 10,000th recipient at Mater Adult Hospital

Forty-five year old Christine Dougall was today named as the 10,000th Cochlear Implant recipient in Australia at a special ceremony at Mater Cochlear Implant Centre.

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Health Minister announces public contract at  Mater Private Hospital Springfield Health Minister announces public contract at Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Mater Health Services has entered into an agreement to treat 4800 public patients each year at Mater Private Hospital Springfield (MPHS) when it opens its doors at the end of 2015.

Minister for Health The Honourable Lawrence Springborg MP made the announcement at Springfield today.  The announcement will enable the West Moreton-Oxley and Metro South Hospital and Health Services to refer local patients for treatment at MPHS—the first hospital for the Greater Springfield region. 

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Mater acknowledges Refugee Week Mater acknowledges Refugee Week

Each year, Australia celebrates Refugee Week to raise awareness about issues affecting refugees and acknowledge the positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Free entry to Brisbane Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo Free entry to Brisbane Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo

Mater Mothers will be attending Brisbane’s annual Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo this Friday to Sunday (20 to 22 June 2014).

Monday, 16 June 2014

Tags: Baby, Mater Mothers' Hospitals

Waterford father ready to tackle 5000 stairs Waterford father ready to tackle 5000 stairs

Waterford resident and father of four girls, Edmond Woodford is preparing to stomp his way up 5000 stairs at the Gabba for Stadium Stomp on June 22. 

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Mater a finalist in Premier’s Sustainability Awards Mater a finalist in Premier’s Sustainability Awards

Mater's commitment to environmental sustainability was recently recognised with a Finalist Award in the Business Eco-efficiency category at the 2014 Premier’s Sustainability Awards. 

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Mater Body Balm for pregnancy wins bronze award Mater Body Balm for pregnancy wins bronze award

We are excited to announce Mater Body Balm for pregnancy has won a bronze award in the 2014 My Child Excellence Awards!

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Tags: award, Mater Body Balm for pregnancy