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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 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 […]
June 17, 2021

Early testing and lifestyle keys to beating killer cancer

Bowel cancer is Australia’s second biggest cancer killer. The bad news is it’s hard to avoid, especially if you are over 50, but the good news […]
May 6, 2021

ASSISTED SUICIDE NOT COMPASSIONATE CARE: CATHOLIC HEALTH AUSTRALIA

Catholic health and aged care providers have urged South Australian MPs to first hold an inquiry into how the state can fund a world class palliative […]
May 6, 2021

VALE FR CORMAC NAGLE OFM

It is with profound sadness that we advise of the passing of Reverend Emeritus Associate Professor Cormac Nagle OFM. Fr Cormac was a highly respected colleague […]
May 5, 2021

NURSE UNIT MANAGER LINES UP FOR MERCY’S 1000 COVID JAB

As debate rages over the pace and intricacies of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout Kate Bermingham is adamant: no matter what, when your turn comes, get the […]
May 3, 2021

CHA CALLS ON SA GOV TO EXAMINE FUNDING PATHWAY FOR PALL CARE BEFORE EUTHANASIA

The peak body for Catholic health and aged care providers is calling on the South Australian Government to properly investigate the cost of a world class […]
April 26, 2021

NEW TELEHEALTH EXTENSION WELCOME, BUT SHOULD BE WIDER AND PERMANENT

The list of Medicare services delivered via the telehealth program was due to end this month, but following calls from patients and providers, including CHA and […]
April 23, 2021

ST JOHN OF GOD ACCORD DISABILITY SERVICES CHIEF LISA EVANS AWARDED MINISTRY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP

Catholic Health Australia has announced the winner of a new scholarship to attend the prestigious Ministry Leadership Program at the Australian Catholic University. Lisa Evans is […]
April 23, 2021

JAMES MCMAHON – ST JOHN OF GOD HEALTH CARE BOARD DIRECTOR – REFLECTING ON HOW ANZAC VALUES LIVE ON IN CAREGIVERS

Service, courage, duty, and fellowship were values that guided James McMahon’s career in the Australian Defence Force – and they are values he sees reflected in […]