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Dying to Know Day

Dying to Know Day is part of an annual campaign that aims to remove the stigma from the topic of death. Sunday, August 8, is one day of the year when the taboo is suspended and people are encouraged to ask questions, have conversations, express feelings, and make plans.

Cancer research gets $7 million boost in NSW regions

Congratulations to Dr Craig Gedye, Medical Oncology Senior Staff Specialist, who is Chief Investigator of a cancer research capacity building grant that has recently been awarded a $7 million investment to the NSW Regional Health Partners. People living with cancer and the health care professionals caring for them are set

Targeted Success

A collaboration between the Department of Radiation Oncology at Calvary Mater Newcastle and the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Hunter New England Local Health District has resulted in clinical trial success. Prof Jarad Martin, Radiation Oncology Senior Staff Specialist, and Dr Natalie Rutherford, Clinical Director of Nuclear Medicine, were part

Thanks for caring

Aged Care Employee Day is being held this Saturday to celebrate more than 360,000 aged care employees around Australia. This year’s theme is ‘Thanks For Caring’ to recognise each team member involved in caring for the 1.3 million older Australians receiving home care or residential care services. At Calvary we

Japara Scheme of Arrangement

The Japara Healthcare Board today unanimously recommended the Calvary proposal to shareholders which, if approved, will see Calvary acquire 100% of the Japara shares, at $1.40 a share, via a Scheme of Arrangement. The Scheme implies an equity value of approximately $380 million. It is subject to Japara shareholders’ approval

My Home Hospital to reach even more South Australians

The My Home Hospital program is now treating patients for a wider range of health conditions and has expanded its service by delivering care to those living outside of the Adelaide metropolitan area. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade said residents within the Gawler Health Service catchment area, including

A lasting legacy

After an extraordinary 22 years of fundraising for oncology researchers at the Mater, the Coalfields Cancer Support Group has decided the time is right to call time on their fundraising. To recognise this remarkable group of fundraisers the hospital held a thank you morning tea at East Cessnock Bowling Club