Media Releases

Robotic surgery for public patients

A CUTTING-EDGE surgical robot is providing public urology patients faster recovery times, thanks to a new partnership between Barwon Health and Geelong Private Hospital.University Hospital Geelong D...

World Bipolar Day – Questions unanswered?

Monday, 06 March 2017.

March 30 is World Bipolar Day, an internationally recognised event aiming to raise awareness of bipolar disorders and eliminate the social stigma that often surrounds mental illness. To observe this...

Barwon Health recognises Stolen Generations apology

Monday, 13 February 2017.

BARWON Health has marked the ninth anniversary of the government’s apology to the Stolen Generations with a commitment to improving health care for indigenous Australians. Speaking to a...

Expressions of Interest: Human Research Ethics Committee

The Barwon Health Human Research Ethics Committee (BHHREC) reviews all research conducted by Barwon Health staff or students involving human participants. The primary role of the committee is to pro...

A shout-out to men with Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes in children is twice as common as it was 20 years ago, and we suspect the modern environment plays a part in this rise. If we can understand what protects or triggers the development...

Cuddle cots provide comfort to bereaved parents

Two years on from its arrival, the ‘Cuddle Cot’ at University Hospital Geelong continues to provide comfort to bereaved parents during a difficult time.Used to keep deceased babies cool ...

Media Response: Incident at University Hospital Geelong Emergency Department

Wednesday, 04 January 2017.

Please click here to download a copy of the statement.  ...

Media Statement – Patient confidentiality and privacy

Wednesday, 07 December 2016.

 • Patient confidentiality and privacy are paramount. With regards to the release of sensitive patient information Barwon Health is bound by both the Health Records Act 2001 and the Health...

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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.