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July 30, 2021

TALK TO YOUR FAMILY, THEN DONATE A LIFE

Organ and tissue transplants can save and transform lives, but the process depends less on medical miracles than on simple but crucial family conversations. Prior to […]
July 25, 2021

CHA BACKS TREASURER PERROTTET’S CALL FOR RETURN OF JOBKEEPER

The peak advocacy body for Catholic health and aged care providers in Australia has backed NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet’s call for the reinstatement of Jobkeeper saying […]
July 18, 2021

CHA CALLS FOR VACCINATION OF HOSPITAL STAFF

Catholic not-for-profit hospitals are calling on National Cabinet to make vaccinations compulsory for all hospital staff across Australia and a roll out plan to ensure every […]
July 16, 2021

COVID THROWS VIRTUAL SPOTLIGHT ON MENTAL HEALTH CARE

Online mental health services boomed throughout the COVID crisis, and that’s not such a bad thing. Psychiatrist Mike Millard says that while the past 18 months […]
July 14, 2021

Compassionate volunteers needed for unique roles in palliative care

VMCH is recruiting for a group of special volunteers to support people in their final stages of life. Our new palliative care service, O’Neill House in […]
July 14, 2021

DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT KEY TO DEALING WITH DIABETES

Professor Jerry Greenfield, head of the Diabetes and Endocrinology Department at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, says one in four people have diabetes or are pre-diabetic. […]
July 2, 2021

Deadline for HESTA’s ‘Compassion in Action – Catholic Social Justice’ awards extended

Catholic Health Australia members are being given until 12th July to enter HESTA’s ‘Compassion in Action – Catholic Social Justice’ awards The 2021 HESTA Award for […]
July 2, 2021

CHA WARNS OF COVID BLINDSPOT IF COMMUNITY AGED CARE WORKERS LEFT OUT OF VACCINE MANDATE

The largest grouping of non-government aged care providers urges National Cabinet to extend the mandatory vaccination of the aged care workforce to include workers providing home-based […]
July 2, 2021

ST VINCENT’S LISMORE CELEBRATES CENTENARY

In 1920 four Sisters of Charity were sent from Sydney to Lismore to establish St Vincent’s. And within a year the sisters had the hospital up […]