Volunteers

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

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Chris & Val’s Volunteer Story

What’s it like to volunteer at Calvary? Watch Chris and Val’s video about their life-fulfilling, humbling experience and how much they feel valued by the residents and staff of Calvary.

Calvary Wakefield donating to Nepal
Calvary Wakefield make a difference in Nepal

In April, Nepal was struck by two devastating earthquakes. 9,000 people died and more than 22,000 people were injured. Millions more lost their homes and livelihoods. Shirley Megaw and Deepika Pandit, registered nurses at Calvary Wakefield Hospital, both have a great affection for Nepal. Shirley had travelled to Nepal in

Young hospital volunteer
Meet our Volunteers

A young volunteer finds reward in caring for patients at end of life Cordelia Prowd has been a valued member of the volunteer team at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem since she arrived a year ago. In her early 20s, Cordelia is younger than most volunteers at the health service but loves

National Volunteer Week

“You have never really lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” From 12-18 May 2014, Calvary Mater Newcastle celebrated National Volunteer Week, taking time to celebrate volunteers who nurture and support people in our community. The hospital is blessed to have over 95 volunteers who