We are an iconic provider of hospital-based healthcare, striving to deliver an exceptional standard of care
We comprise several hospitals, health centres, a nationally accredited education provider and a world-class research institute
We are a nationally accredited, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation - the only one of its kind in Queensland
We are part of a collaborative research institute with The University of Queensland and founding partner of the Translational Research Institute
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“I left my beloved crew job at Qantas because I wanted to help my country in the pandemic.”
Clinical Nurse Helen Simon knows everything about the human heart.
“I want the patients to feel comfortable enough to come and talk to me."
“In oncology I can provide hope and comfort for patients and their families, especially during their journey through treatment.”
Making my patients comfortable is my favourite part of the job and seeing a smile on their face after providing a service."
Ashlynn Andreoli has been a Registered Nurse at Mater Private Hospital Bundaberg for seven years and loves the task of caring for patients and supporting families.
“I have always had an interest in working with young people and their families.”
“It’s more like a calling. Great nurses are born.”
For our staff and volunteers, Mater is more than a place of work; it’s a place where we all can make a lasting impression on patients’ lives. Whether that’s providing a patient quality medical advice or offering them reassurance and comfort while they undergo treatment, Mater People are there for our patients and families in a myriad of ways.
Meet our Mater People
We are our Mission. Mater exists to respond to unmet community need; to provide compassionate care to those who need it most. We see this care—our Mission in action—every day. Sometimes, it’s uplifting. Sometimes, it’s heartbreaking. Sometimes, it’s humbling. It is genuine kindness, offered compassionately without expectation. It is who we are. View 2018/19 Mater Annual Review
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At Mater, we value effective communication—with staff, patients and the community. To keep up to date with news at Mater, you can review the latest news updates on this page or you can follow us or join the conversation on our social media channels.
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