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“An urgent need for more hospital maternity facilities is expected to be met with construction of the proposed non-sectarian Mater Mothers’ Hospital.” The Courier Mail, 1948
Wednesday, 1 December 2010
Mater Health Services along with MyLife Medical Group (GP practice) have signed a lease agreement to ensure the delivery of an integrated health service for the residents of Brookwater in 2011.
Wednesday, 3 November 2010
The Mater Parent Advisory Group (PAG) was a finalist in the 2010 Queensland Health Mental Health Week Achievement Awards.
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
The House for Life—a stunning two-storey, four-bedroom house in Riverstone Crossing, Upper Coomera that has been built entirely by volunteer tradespeople—will go to public auction on Saturday 30 October with all funds raised supporting seriously ill and premature babies at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals, Brisbane.
Friday, 22 October 2010
A book encouraging children to be courageous when having blood tests has received an outstanding response from children attending Mater Pathology and patients at Mater Children’s Hospital.
Thursday, 21 October 2010
A donation of medical equipment from Mater Health Services and football merchandise from Brisbane Roar has helped improve the health and quality of life for the people in Uganda.
Tuesday, 28 September 2010
Sister Angela Mary has led an exceptional life and her memoir—Mercy, Mater and Me—was launched in front of the original Mater Private Hospital on Friday 10 September.
The name ‘Sister Angela Mary’ and the Mater have gone hand in hand for more than 50 years. After she arrived in Brisbane from Ireland in 1947, having left behind her close-knit family and friends, she was called upon to work as a nurse at Brisbane’s Mater Hospital.
Friday, 10 September 2010
Two key People and Learning initiatives were recognised at the 2010 Health and Community Services Workforce Innovation Awards.
A finalist in three categories, Mater took out two awards: Outstanding Recruitment Strategy and Outstanding Human Resource Development.
Wednesday, 1 September 2010
“… a new hospital is to be built on a hill facing the cool summer breezes, and protected by the by the rising hill behind from the westerly winds.” Brisbane Telegraph, March 1908.
One hundred years ago, on 14 August 1910, the Sisters of Mercy opened a 130-bed private hospital (now known as Aubigny Place) on Mater Hill at South Brisbane.
Friday, 13 August 2010
Queensland Deputy Premier Paul Lucas officially opened the Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service (ADAWS) at Mater on Thursday 29 July 2010.
Friday, 30 July 2010
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