AUSSIES TO TAKE PART IN GLOBAL SURVEY INTO PANDEMIC EFFECTS

Australians are invited to participate in the world’s largest survey of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on physical and mental health, to generate new insights that can drive better health policies and investments.

CATHOLIC HOSPITALS SAY MORE SHOULD AND COULD BE DONE FOR YOUNGER AUSTRALIANS EXITING PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE

Catholic hospitals are calling for a reduction in financial penalties for younger Australians who fail to take out insurance before the age of 30.

HOSPITAL CHIEFS PLEAD WITH RETAILERS TO STOP SELLING HOSPITAL GRADE FACE MASKS AS STOCKS REACH CRISIS POINT

Catholic Hospitals are calling on retailers and wholesalers to stop selling hospital-grade masks to the public as finite stocks of N95 masks come under intense pressure.

MESSAGE FROM PAT GARCIA

This week the aged care industry came together to honour workers in our sector for Aged Care Employee Day. It is a fitting celebration of the wonderful work that our staff do, now more than ever in these challenging times. I encourage you all to participate in the social media campaign with the hashtags #ThanksforCaring and #ACED2020 to highlight videos, stories and photographs acknowledging the thousands of employees who have worked to save lives during COVID-19.

Fleet of Foot Catholic Sector Responds to Covid-19 Surge in Victoria

Cabrini Health has demonstrated the flexibility and speed which the COVID-19 pandemic is demanding of our health and aged care sectors, by converting one of its sites into a dedicated facility to care for residents from aged care homes who are COVID-19 positive.

ST VINCENT’S PUTS THE CALL OUT FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP VICTORIA

Since the day our founders, the Sisters of Charity, arrived in Australia, St Vincent’s has been helping people in need.

BREAST MILK INITIATIVE YIELDS RESULTS AT MERCY AND BEYOND

Mothers across Australia know that breast is best, but for many women breastfeeding can be a struggle.

CATHOLIC SECTOR THANKS VICTORIAN AGED CARE WORKERS

The largest non-government grouping of aged care services in Australia, Catholic Health Australia, thanks its workers as they continue to provide compassionate care in the face of a surging pandemic.

CHA, whose Victorian members include Mercy, St Vincent’s and Villa Maria, among others, said its aged care workers are doing an amazing job as they battle a second surge of COVID cases in Victoria.

MESSAGE TO AGED CARE MEMBERS FROM CHA CEO PAT GARCIA

Once again as the pandemic enters a new phase and gains apace in Victoria I know that you will all be working hard again to ensure that residents and staff are kept safe.

CALVARY’S DR JAIN PROVING THE PANACEA FOR PAIN ISN’T NECESSARILY MORE MEDICATION

Chronic pain is an epidemic affecting one in five Australians. Many relying on opioids to get through the day.

But, relying on these highly addictive medications for years on end does nothing to tackle the underlying cause or help people live with their pain.

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