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Patient Stories
25th April 2018

Kathleen Treacy: A Brave Heart

"I was two years old when I had my first open heart surgery at the Mater. As a child, I imagined there was something very romantic about having a 'broken…
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Lyndsey with her son, Zak, in hospital
Patient Stories
11th March 2018

Lyndsey McGovern: Beating Bowel Cancer

"To say my post-marital glow was very short-lived is an understatement! A few days after my honeymoon, I started experiencing spasm pains in my stomach. They turned out to be…
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NewsPatient Stories
5th March 2018

Valentine’s Raffle Winner Announced

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Mater Foundation Valentine's Raffle 2018. Your generous support will provide funding for patient care, life-saving equipment and groundbreaking medical research. Congratulations are…
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Patient Stories
19th February 2018

David Crosby: Running Marathons with a Double Lung Transplant

"I lost 3 siblings to a rare disease in childhood so I grew up knowing to make the most of life. I traveled the world, married a beautiful woman and…
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Becky Jones Ball Cheque Presentation
NewsPatient Stories
4th February 2018

Becky’s Ball Funds BreatheSmart Programme

"Becky was a wonderful, caring person. She worked alongside her family and friends on multiple fundraisers for others like the Second Chance Ball. So when she passed away, it only…
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NewsPatient Stories
25th January 2018

New Family Room for Heart Patients – CTHDU Ward

"This is the 11th Family Room to open in the Mater Hospital in the last 6 years. It will be a place of comfort and solace to patients and their…
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Patient Stories

We are privileged to meet some remarkable and inspiring patients that have spent time getting better in the Mater Hospital, and on many occasions, the treatment they received has saved their lives. Please take a moment to read their stories.

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