Media Releases

Putting a smile on the faces of our sickest children

Friday, 12 December 2014.

No one wants to spend the festive season in hospital but unfortunately this will be the case for some of our region’s sickest children.To help make their hospital stay more bearable and put a smi...

Our MEGT trainee of the year

MEGT Trainee of the Year: Alison HutchinsonBarwon Health’s own Alison Hutchinson was recently announced as the 2014 Trainee of the Year at the MEGT Gradation Ceremony in Melbourne.Congratulations...

Cats past players helping dementia patients remember

In an Australian first, Barwon Health has received a new Geelong Football Club (GFC) reminiscence book to help aged care residents living with dementia.The book was produced in consultation with GF...

Barwon Health's light bulb moment

Barwon Health has been recognised for the leading role it has played in the use and recycling of lighting Fluorescent tubes and globes as part of the FluoroCycle scheme.Barwon Health collaborates w...

Media Statement - Lift Outage

Every year Barwon Health runs a program for kinder aged children from across the region; bringing roughly 3,000 children into University Hospital Geelong.  The objective of this program, whic...

Response to HACSU Statement

Barwon Health, together with other members of the consortiums, is working collaboratively to deliver alcohol and other drug services in the Barwon and Colac areas. The reforms are designed to al...

Protection of the Emergency Medical Services helicopter flight paths at University Hospital Geelong

The Department of Health has developed a statewide helipad strategy that has as a key objective the protection of the long-term viability of the air ambulance helicopter network in Victoria.  ...

‘Reaching out’ in Mental Health Week

The theme of this year’s Barwon Mental Health Week ‘Reach Out’ encourages people who may be experiencing a mental health problem to reach out to the many organisations that can support them.P...

Traditional Owners

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