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Calvary Bruce Private project wins award

Congratulations to AW Edwards, builders of the new Calvary Bruce Private Hospital in the ACT, who won the award for Best Commercial Building over $50Mil at the recent ACT Master Builders Awards. The awards recognise and celebrate the ACT’s best builders, their teams, and the projects which have won them acclaim

Cathy Tate recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Twenty-four people from the Hunter, Newcastle and Port Stephens area have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours List including Cathy Tate, Chairperson of the Calvary Mater Newcastle Community Advisory Council. Cathy has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to the community of

Proudly supported by Dry July

Thanks to 2017 Dry July funding, the Occupational Therapy Department at Calvary Mater Newcastle was able to purchase a large range of assistive aids for the hospital’s Oncology Equipment Loan Pool. The Oncology Equipment Loan Pool is a comprehensive service that is provided free of charge to any Calvary Mater

Erma – chemotherapy centre

Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital   At Calvary Mater Newcastle I… Volunteer in the Day Treatment Centre where people have chemotherapy. I do whatever needs to be done, some office work, talking with patients and carers. I wanted to become a volunteer because… I’ve always been interested in the medical field but it

Lyn – all rounder

Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital   At Calvary Mater Newcastle I… Work in 5B the oncology ward one day a week where I help to make beds, empty the linen trolley, talk to patients who are able, restock the stores. I also do one day a week in the Melanoma Unit. There

Jill – Auxiliary member

Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital   At Calvary Mater Newcastle I… volunteer as part of the auxiliary. Each week, sometimes twice a week I work at the lolly table selling sweets, homemade pickles and jams to visitors and the staff. Each month I also come in for the lolly packing days. I

Maureen still going strong after 32 years

Calvary Central Districts Hospital   This year is Maureen’s 32nd year volunteering at Calvary Central Districts. I come in once a week, and currently, my role is to assist with collating information packs for patients. (Maureen catches two buses to do this! ) I started volunteering after visiting my father