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Step up and be part of the dementia solution

Approximately 450,000 Australians live with dementia – almost every one of us knows someone diagnosed with or has cared for someone with this neurodegenerative condition. Dementia is the second highest cause of death among Australians, and without a medical breakthrough, this number is expected to increase to nearly 900,000 Australians

The Mater was in his corner!

For siblings Darren and Kelly Turner, the care their father received at Calvary Mater Newcastle following a diagnosis of melanoma, had a lasting impact on them both. It was with this care and attention in mind, following the sad death of their father John in October 2021, the siblings decided

Less institutional, more homely

“Come in, have a biscuit.” Without context, these five words may not seem particularly special, but for Sandeep Kandel, General Manager of Calvary’s aged care homes in the Hunter region, hearing these words at work was a profound moment. On a quest to make aged care less institutional, Kandel and

Heritage set in stone for all to see

A stroll around the gardens near the new Calvary Ryde residential care home now doubles as a walk through history with the installation of foundation stones that once adorned buildings long gone. A heritage site for Calvary Health Care and its founders, the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary,

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

A DYNAMIC Trial

Tumour DNA technology provides effective pathway to colon cancer treatment Congratulations to the Calvary Mater Newcastle Medical Oncology team, who provided a prominent leadership role in a successful cancer clinical trial that was published in one of the world’s leading medical journals, the New England Journal of Medicine. The DYNAMIC