With a network of seven Mater hospitals, Mater Health Services and its 8000 staff and volunteers provide exceptional care to some half a million people each year.
Since the first Mater hospital opened in 1906, the Sisters of Mercy and Mater staff have upheld the philosophy and mission of offering compassionate care to the sick and needy according to the values of mercy, dignity, care, commitment and quality.
Continuing to provide compassionate health care in response to changing community needs, Mater Health Services now includes three hospitals for uninsured patients and four private hospitals, caring for more than half a million patients each year. These Mater hospitals include:
Today, Mater hospitals are at the forefront of clinical excellence and are always developing new methods, practices and techniques for better patient outcomes. Mater hospitals have a reputation of international acclaim for world-leading health care advances and the individual hospitals are regularly acknowledged for their outstanding contributions to health care.
Taking advantage of on-site research and education facilities, staff at Mater hospitals have access to the most advanced and innovative techniques for management of illnesses and disease, as well as information about cutting-edge techniques in medical and surgical procedures.
Funds raised through the Mater Prize Home Lottery go directly to supporting patient care and research at Mater hospitals. For more information on Mater hospitals visit the website.