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October 2014

Mater Children's Hospital Farewell Mater Children's Hospital Farewell

On Saturday 1 November 2014, more than 250 people gathered to farewell Mater Children’s Hospital, before Mater’s government-funded paediatric services transition to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital later this month.

Saturday, 1 November 2014

Tags: Mater, Mater Children's Hospital, Mater Children's Private Hospital, Sisters of Mercy

Audiologists give gift of hearing Audiologists give gift of hearing

Mater Audiologists, Caroline Balke and Emma Reichman recently spent two weeks in My Tho City, Vietnam where they successfully gave the gift of hearing to 15 children.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Tags: Across, audiology, deaf, hearing, hearing aids, hearing impaired, Mater, Vietnam

Five million dollars in research funding awarded to Mater Research Five million dollars in research funding awarded to Mater Research

Mater Research has successfully secured more than $5 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding, following the NHMRC annual grants announcement.

Friday, 17 October 2014

Tags: Funding, Mater Foundation, Mater Research

Mater takes out Lord Mayor’s Business Award Mater takes out Lord Mayor’s Business Award

Initiatives implemented by Mater Health Services to lessen its carbon footprint have been recognised with the Sustainability in Business category award at this year’s Brisbane Lord Mayor’s Business Awards. 

Monday, 13 October 2014

Tags: Awards, environmental sustainability, sustainability

Applications to study nursing at Mater now open Applications to study nursing at Mater now open

Mater has been training nursing clinicians since 1914 and has a strong reputation for producing exceptional work-ready graduates. Applications are now open for entry into Mater’s Diploma of Nursing course for 2015.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Tags: diploma, Diploma of Nursing, education, learning, Mater, Mater Education, nursing

Erica Lee recognised for her work in mental health Erica Lee recognised for her work in mental health

Mater’s Erica Lee was recently awarded The Mental Health Services Award for Exceptional Contribution for her work at Child and Youth Mental Health Service.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Tags: Awards, Erica Lee, Mental Health, Mental Health Service, youth

Healthy Hearing program celebrates 10 years Healthy Hearing program celebrates 10 years

Mater is celebrating 10 years of the Healthy Hearing program this week with nearly 90 000 babies screened at Mater since the program was introduced in 2004.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Tags: audiology, healthy hearing, hearing, Mater Mothers' Hospital