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Calvary Sandhill residents chip in to help homeless

For a year, residents at Calvary Sandhill aged care home have been whipping up batches of choc-chip cookies and muffins and packaging them up for delivery to local homelessness charity, Strike It Out. Calvary Sandhill’s Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator, Candace Harrington, said she approached residents after seeing a post from

Calvary volunteer receives OAM at Australia Day Honours

Calvary volunteer Anne Crummy has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in this year’s Australia Day Honours. The retired librarian became a volunteer archivist with Calvary in Hobart in 2017 after returning to her home town.  Since then she has been part of a team developing

Vice-regal reception for Calvary volunteers in Tasmania

Its not often you get to celebrate your 21st birthday with a vice-regal reception at Government House but that was the case this week for the dedicated volunteers at Calvary’s Lenah Valley and St John’s hospitals. About 70 of the volunteers celebrated in style when they met with the Governor

Quality in Retreat – Reigniting the Debate on Quality

As a member of the Global Impact Committee (GIC), I am pleased to share our first report, Quality in Retreat – Reigniting the Debate on Quality. The GIC leads thought leadership programs to promote the priority of quality in health care aimed at senior leaders of health care systems, politicians

Acknowledging the importance of Anzac Day

Anzac Day falls on 25 April each year, commemorating the lives of all Australians who have served their country in times of war, including our own Leslie Hughes, a resident at Calvary Rye Sands on the Mornington Peninsula.

Report calls for more home-based palliative care

A new report commissioned by Catholic Health Australia (CHA) calls for the provision of more home-based palliative care services to relieve pressure on hospitals and save valuable health system dollars. CHA, the peak body for Catholic health and aged care service providers in Australia, launched the report today at Calvary

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