Media Releases

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...

Road closures during Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Thursday, 29 January 2015.

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is taking place on 31 January and 1 February, and there will be some road closures and changes to traffic conditions around University Hospital Geelong during ...

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...

Traditional Owners

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