The Mater Hospital
The Mater is an exceptional private hospital, renowned for its high quality patient care. It is also a teaching and research facility of The University of Sydney and The University of Notre Dame Australia.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1906 as a hospital for women and children, today, the Mater is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia, one of Australia’s leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
The Mater has evolved to become a busy and renowned campus. The Mater Clinic; The Poche Centre, home to Melanoma Institute Australia; the JM Agnew Wing, a 14-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit; The Patricia Ritchie Centre for Cancer Care and Research; a Renal Unit of 16 chairs and The Mater Diabetes and Endocrine Centre are all housed within the campus.
The Mater’s core specialities are:
- orthopaedics, including hip and knee joint replacements, bone and sports injuries;
- heart, lung and vascular medicine;
- cancer care and surgery;
- ear, nose and throat surgery;
- endocrine surgery; and
The Mater also offers the following additional allied health services:
- nutritional services
- medical imaging
- nuclear medicine
- radiation oncology
- a diabetes clinic
For more information, go to www.matersydney.com.au