Media Releases

Barwon Health announces new Chief Information Officer

Monday, 01 February 2016.

Barwon Health Chief Executive, Paul Cohen, today announced the appointment of Barwon Health’s new Chief Information Officer, Dr Sharon Hakkennes. Sharon has worked in the health care industry...

Weather affecting Barwon Health sites

Thursday, 28 January 2016.

Flash flooding is causing disruption at several Barwon Health sites. The University Hospital Geelong site has several minor leaks affecting the Emergency Department staff change rooms, tea room and...

Food allergy linked to hyperactive immune system at birth

Thursday, 14 January 2016.

A study of more than 1000 Victorian babies has shown those with hyperactive immune cells at birth, detected in their cord blood, were more likely to develop food allergies in their first year of lif...

Barwon Health Interim CEO Announced

Friday, 04 December 2015.

Dr John Stekelenburg, Chair of Barwon Health, today announced that Deputy Chief Executive, Paul Cohen, is to be appointed to the role of Interim CEO of Barwon Health. This appointment is in respons...

Geelong leads the way in volunteer leadership

Wednesday, 02 December 2015.

In partnership with G21 Health and Wellbeing Pillar, Volunteering Geelong and the City of Greater Geelong, Barwon Health’s Volunteer Services is hosting a workshop aimed at driving significant...

Barwon Health and St John of God Health Care sign ‘Relationship Agreement’

Thursday, 26 November 2015.

With a strong commitment to the health needs of the community, the Barwon Health and St John of God Health Care Boards have established a ‘Relationship Agreement’. The Agreement is the ...

Geelong Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases (GCEID) officially opened

Tuesday, 24 November 2015.

On Friday, 20 November the Geelong Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases (GCEID) was officially opened by Sarah Henderson MP, Federal Member for Corangamite. The centre represents a collaboration...

Annual Barwon Health Quality Awards 2015

Tuesday, 24 November 2015.

Barwon Health’s 16th annual Quality Awards were hosted on Thursday, 19 November 2015 at that the Health Education and Research Building on Ryrie Street. The awards are an opportunity recognis...

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Traditional Owners

We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.