Calvary-Medibank Joint Venture appoints Executive Medical Director

Dr Emily Kirkpatrick has been appointed the Executive Medical Director of the Calvary-Medibank Joint Venture (CMJV). Previously the Deputy Chief Public Health Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer at SA Health, Dr Kirkpatrick commenced at SA Health in the Department for Health and Wellbeing in March 2020 and led the

Speed dating for a healthy future

Calvary’s Senior Medical Advisor for Aged Care calls it a “speed dating platform for research”. Former Governor General and StepUp for Research Ambassador Dame Quentin Bryce says it will enable the voices of older people, families and communities to be heard and to be included. The University of Sydney has

Residents exhibit their creative side

Age has proved no barrier for residents at Calvary Haydon aged care home who are showing their artworks in their first public art exhibition. Creatively Ageing is a collection of 23 colourful abstract artworks created with curiosity and joy by 17 of the residents at the aged care home in

Blue Plaque commemorates Sisters’ lasting legacy

A special Blue Plaque commemorating the lasting legacy and stewardship of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary in Wagga Wagga has been officially unveiled at Calvary Riverina Hospital. The Heritage NSW Blue Plaque recognises the Sisters, who established a hospital in 1926 at Wagga Wagga’s Foxborough Hall. It

The heart of the Mater

Let’s hear it for Calvary Mater Newcastle’s 2022 Mary Potter Award winner, David Millington, Support Services Supervisor. When David was announced as the winner at the 2022 Celebration of Service, held on Thursday 17 November, a massive applause echoed throughout the Mater Lecture Theatre and many an eye was dabbed

Lachie joins the pastoral care team

A former trainee guide dog is now bringing joy, comfort and emotional support to residents at Calvary Haydon aged care home in the Canberra suburb of Bruce as the newest member of the home’s pastoral care team. Handsome black Labrador Lachie is now walking his rounds with Pastoral Care Coordinator

NCEO Leadership Awards 2022

Each year, the NCEO Leadership Award and NCEO Emerging Leader Awards recognise and celebrate our employees who have made outstanding contributions to Calvary and the people we serve. Yet again, so many of you have gone above and beyond in the past year and I wish to thank you for your commitment,