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June 2017

Benson receives much needed surgery a long way from home Benson receives much needed surgery a long way from home

Mater surgeons are giving Ugandan boy Benson hope through reconstructive genital surgery.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Tags: Mater Children's Private Brisbane

Music therapy soothes Jenny on cancer journey Music therapy soothes Jenny on cancer journey

Jenny is one of our patients benefiting from music therapy at the Mater Cancer Care Centre.  After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003, Jenny went into remission after treatment, but sadly her cancer returned in 2014. 

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Tags: Mater, Mater Cancer Care, Music Therapy

Healthy Kindy Kids at Mater Healthy Kindy Kids at Mater

A group of kindy students dressed up in scrubs to learn about hospitals and their health during an excursion to Mater Private Hospital Springfield.

Monday, 26 June 2017

Tags: community, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

From refugee to Mater nurse—a reflection inspired by Refugee Week From refugee to Mater nurse—a reflection inspired by Refugee Week

During Refugee Week, Mater nurse Racheal Magot reflects on her experience as a refugee and how it informs her care of patients with a refugee background.

Monday, 19 June 2017

Tags: Refugee, Refugee Week

Mater Private Hospital Springfield’s 10 000th operation Mater Private Hospital Springfield’s 10 000th operation

Mater Private Hospital Springfield has performed more than 10 000 operations since opening in October 2015.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Tags: Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Mater welcomes Mr Ian Wright as Group Chief Finance Officer Mater welcomes Mr Ian Wright as Group Chief Finance Officer

Mater has welcomed Mr Ian Wright to the position of Group Chief Finance Officer—an integral role in the financial stewardship of our organisation. 

Monday, 12 June 2017

Tags: Ian Wright, Mater Group Executive

Mater Childcare celebrate National Reconciliation Week Mater Childcare celebrate National Reconciliation Week

Mater Childcare have hosted a special event for National Reconciliation Week to become a more culturally competent centre and incorporating indigenous practices into programs and curriculums.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Tags: children, Mission

Mater Doctors pull up their socks for mental health Mater Doctors pull up their socks for mental health

Mater doctors and staff are elevating the conversation of the health of healthcare professionals by wearing odd or colourful socks on 1 June for #Socks4Docs day.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Tags: Mater Group, Mater Health