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Parent Aides give mountains of support Parent Aides give mountains of support

For more than 35 years Mater Parent Aides like Annette Jell, have volunteered to help more than 1000 families by providing much needed support and encouragement to mums and families caring for their babies and children.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Tags: parent aides, volunteers

Canine therapy assists patient recovery Canine therapy assists patient recovery

Through Mater’s Pet Therapy program, volunteers like Belinda Eva and her dog Gracie work side by side with occupational and physiotherapists to assist patients in their rehabilitation. 

Friday, 12 August 2016

Tags: Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, Pet Therapy Program, rehabilitation, volunteers

Sue Svensson and Sue Adams’ story Sue Svensson and Sue Adams’ story

Mater volunteers Sue Svensson and Sue Adams share more than the same first name. For the past three years, they have worked side by side every Wednesday morning from 7 am to 10 am as ‘ambassadors’ at the volunteer information desk at the main entrance to Mater Hospital Brisbane (MHB).

Friday, 29 July 2016

Tags: Mission, The Heart of Mater, volunteers

Mater Private Hospital Springfield seeking consumer representatives Mater Private Hospital Springfield seeking consumer representatives

Mater is committed to engaging with our consumers to support the successful integration of health, education and research for a healthy community.

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Tags: consumer, Hospital, Mater, Private, representative, Springfield, volunteers

Volunteers dig in to help patients far from home Volunteers dig in to help patients far from home

Reg Leonard House, a home-away-from-home for Mater patients from regional areas, is looking more homely thanks to volunteers from Ernst and Young. 

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Tags: Mater, volunteers

Mater people volunteer in the Solomon Islands Mater people volunteer in the Solomon Islands

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane perioperative nurse Jessica Bowe recently joined orthopaedic surgeon Dr Cameron Cooke and anaesthetist Dr Attila Nagy (both Visiting Medical Officers) on a volunteer trip to the Atoifi Adventist Hospital, in the Solomon Islands.

Friday, 2 October 2015

Tags: anaesthetics, Hospital, Mater, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, nursing, orthopaedic, volunteers