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Breaking Ground at Calvary Ryde

Today marks the official commencement of the $60m redevelopment of Calvary Ryde Retirement Community. The redevelopment is on track for completion in early 2020. Plans commenced back in 2007 and after much discussion and lots of commitment, dedication, and enthusiasm the DA approval was granted in July 2017, works are now set

Calvary Adelaide reaches important milestone

The largest private hospital ever built in South Australia – the new $345 million Calvary Adelaide Hospital in Angas Street Adelaide central business district – has reached an important milestone with the official ‘topping out’ of construction at 12-storeys high. The topping out celebration – which involves craning a ceremonial

Calvary appoints Professor Chris Baggoley AO

Calvary has appointed former Australian Government Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Baggoley AO to the role of Chief Medical Advisor. “The appointment of Professor Chris Baggoley is a significant honour for Calvary” says Martin Bowles, National CEO. “Professor Baggoley is a respected clinician with a national reputation in the field

Glenn Stewart wins SafeWork NSW Award

Best individual contribution to workplace health and safety Glenn Stewart – Calvary’s National Manager, Work Health, Safety & Environment, was awarded “Best individual contribution to workplace health and safety” at the SafeWork NSW Awards on Thursday evening 26th October. The Awards reward business and workers with the highest standards of

Calvary AIRO has landed

Airo Mobile Intraoperative C.T. provides Calvary Hobart surgeons with intraoperative patient images for enhanced decision-making Calvary Lenah Valley Hospital today received delivery of Calvary Healthcare’s and Tasmania’s first AIRO® Mobile Intraoperative CT by BrainLab. AIRO provides diagnostic quality images and is designed for use in the operating room, giving surgeons

Northern Tasmanians receive new Endoscopy Unit and much needed Cardiovascular Services

The blessing and opening yesterday of the $6.2 million for Calvary St Vincent’s Private Hospital’s Cardiac Catheter Laboratory and the Endoscopy Unit marks the delivery of much needed services for all Northern Tasmanians. The official opening was conducted by Calvary Chair, the Hon. John Watkins AM, and the new facilities were

ACT’s medical community given exclusive preview to brand new private hospital

Last night, Calvary hosted an exclusive preview of its new $77 million Bruce Private Hospital for ACT’s medical community. Visiting Medical Officers, General Practitioners and other related medical professionals attending the industry event were able to explore the facilities, including eight state- of- the- art theatres and private rooms with

Martin Bowles PSM appointed National CEO

Calvary Health Care is delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Bowles as National Chief Executive Officer (NCEO), following the retirement of the current NCEO Mark Doran at the end of the year. Martin Bowles, formerly Secretary of the Department of Health, joins Calvary with a wealth of experience gained

Marriage, Same Sex Relationships and Calvary

With a sense of unease and discomfort, Calvary noted several media articles over the weekend of 19 and 20 August 2017 which claim that the “Catholic church” is threatening to fire teachers, nurses and other employees who marry their same-sex partner if gay marriage is legalised. We reassure staff and

Prostate cancer study a game changer

Calvary Mater Newcastle is celebrating a game-changer for prostate cancer patients receiving radiation therapy. Led by Calvary Mater Newcastle’s Professor Peter Greer, Principal Physicist, a study, which is believed to be the first of its kind in Australia and New Zealand, is creating treatment plans for patients with prostate cancer

Calvary recognised as a leader in Gender Equity

Calvary has again in 2016 been acknowledged by the Workplace Gender and Equality Agency (WGEA) as a leader in gender equality. Mark Doran, Calvary’s National Chief Executive Officer is “very proud of our focus on developing leadership capability in our organisation and in turn the health sector. We have 73%

Calvary Adelaide signs key medical group

Calvary Health Care Adelaide has signed up the State’s leading orthopaedic clinic as the first major tenant for its new $300 million Calvary Adelaide Hospital. The Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic will move into the new hospital on completion in 2019, providing its patients with the the latest leading edge in-house orthopaedic

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Calvary’s Refugee Mentoring Program reaches a ten year milestone

Media Release This year Calvary ACT hospitals  proudly celebrate the tenth year of the Calvary Refugee Mentoring Program (RMP). It’s all part of the Little Company of Mary Health Care’s mission of promoting inclusion, dignity and respect for the most vulnerable in the Canberra community. Calvary Bruce Private Hospital; Calvary

New CBD Hospital

Media Release: Calvary announces construction to start on new $300 million CBD hospital The largest private hospital ever built in South Australia – the $300 million Calvary Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide’s central business district – will commence construction immediately. Calvary – one of Australia’s leading Catholic health, community and aged

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ACCC Settlement

Calvary is pleased to reach a settlement today with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in relation to proceedings taken regarding the Practitioner By-Laws that were in operation at Calvary Riverina Hospital.

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Calvary and Medibank Agree to Terms

Calvary Health Care and Medibank today announced they had signed a new three year contract that will deliver enhanced healthcare outcomes and affordability for members and patients.

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Calvary and Medibank resume negotiations

Calvary and Medibank Private have announced that they have resumed formal contract negotiations today in Sydney. Both parties are pleased to announce that today’s discussions have been fruitful and are ongoing.

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Calvary refutes Medibank’s false claims

Calvary today warned that Medibank’s actions in terminating Calvary’s contract discussions will restrict hospital access for patients, as well as the clinical autonomy of their doctors, through Medibank’s so called ‘safety and quality’ regime. Contrary to Medibank’s claims, their actions are to the detriment of the most vulnerable people in our community- the aged, chronically ill and people at the end of their lives.

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Calvary Medibank quality of patient care threatened

Quality hospital patient care at many Australian hospitals could be adversely impacted through measures that Medibank has demanded Calvary adopt as part of a new funding regime, the leading Australian health, community and aged care provider warned today.