How we're doing

  • This page provides data about our performance. The data is updated weekly and provides a snapshot of how many patients have attended the Emergency Department.

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  • This page provides a snapshot of people who are scheduled for Elective Surgery. Each patient is given a category to determine when they should have their surgery.

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About Us

Formed in 1998, Barwon Health is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing care at all stages of life and circumstance.


Latest News

Cultural awareness goes digital

This Friday, Barwon Health will acknowledge the anniversary of the National Apology to Aboriginal People with the launch of two Aboriginal Cultural Awareness and Employment e-learning tools.Hosted ...

Local schools go H2Only

A partnership between Barwon Health and Barwon Water has seen seven local schools ditch sweet drinks and go 'water-only', in a move which will improve students' physical and oral health, and increa...

Deakin students get close look at new equipment

Barwon Health patients are benefiting from a new piece of high-tech equipment that better identifies and manages debilitating diseases of the eye. The new OCT (optical coherence tomography) machine...

Contact Us

University Hospital Geelong

Bellerine Street (main entrance)
Ryrie Street (emergency entrance)

P.O. Box 281
Geelong VIC 3220

General enquiries: (03) 4215 0000


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Support Us

Geelong Hospital Appeal

The Geelong Hospital Annual Appeal supports the region’s health services by raising money for different areas and priorities within Barwon Health.

Find out how you can 'give the gift of good health' here.

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Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records (PCEHR)

Barwon Health now sends information about your hospital stay (e.g. your discharge summary) to your eHealth record.
Information about personally controlled eHealth records is available by phoning 1800 723 471 or at 
Access your record here.

  • Careers

    Want a job that feels like home? At Barwon Health we are large enough for you to be all you can be, but still feel comfortable in your work where your ideas are listened to and valued.Guided by our values, Barwon Health is Victoria's largest regional health care service and is also the largest em...

  • Having a baby?

    Geelong Hospital's maternity ward provides inpatient pregnancy care and postnatal care. During your stay, midwives will provide information and support on how to look after yourself and your baby. Barwon Health provides extended postnatal care where midwives can visit you at home following your ...

  • Volunteer with us

    Did you know there are more than 1,000 volunteers across Barwon Health’s sites and services?From former police officers and school teachers, to truck drivers and musicians, each volunteer brings with them broad and unique skills that contribute to making our Volunteer Services Department one of...

Traditional Owners

Barwon Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, the Wathaurong people and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.