Mater Misericordiae Hospital was opened in 1962 by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order of Nuns originating from Ireland, three years after registering themselves as the Registered Trustees of an entity under the Perpetual Succession Act (the succeeding legislation after independence).
Between 1972 and 1986 the hospital expanded in various ways;
The Preferred Provider of an Exceptional Healthcare Experience for All
To Deliver Exceptional, Compassionate and Christ-Centred Health Care Services to Our Clients through An Innovative, Engaged and Competent Workforce
The Hospital in accordance with the philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy aims to reach out to all members of the community irrespective of race, colour or creed, to continue the healing ministry of the church and preserve the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy. As a nonprofit institution the hospital seeks to provide the most modern facilities and health care to satisfy the needs of all the community by re-investing any surplus into the continuing mission of the Sisters of Mercy.