Media Releases

A fruitful study - It’s all in the rind when it comes to schizophrenia

Monday, 20 November 2017.

Mental illness affects one in five people and there is a great need to provide better treatments for people.Through its ground-breaking clinical trials, Deakin University’s Centre for Innovati...

Research Week 2017

Friday, 27 October 2017.

Research Week showcases our research activities and includes guest lectures by prominent Geelong researchers, various presentations, and education sessions aimed at early career researchers. In...

New Cancer Services Director announced

Monday, 23 October 2017.

  Barwon Health has appointed A/Prof Philip Campbell as the new Director of Cancer Services.  A/Prof Campbell has been a haematologist at Barwon Health since 2002 and Head of Clinical Ha...

Button battery warning for Geelong Show

Thursday, 19 October 2017.

Families at the Geelong Show have been warned about the hazards of swallowing button batteries inside show bag toys. If swallowed, button batteries can become stuck in a child's throat and burn thr...

World One Health Day 2017

The Geelong Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases (GCIED), in conjunction with Barwon Health, Deakin University and CSIRO's Australian Animal Health Laboratory invite you to attend World One Healt...

Media Statement: Passing of Mental Health Patient

Friday, 13 October 2017.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this tragic time, and we are meeting with them to provide whatever supports they require. We have commissioned an external review to determine the ci...

New helipad data shows emergency transfer increase

Friday, 13 October 2017.

Barwon Health’s $11.5 million helipad is helping save lives across Victoria, averaging almost three air ambulance transfers a week.Since opening in June last year, the helipad at University Ho...

Funding announcement boosts McKellar security

Thursday, 12 October 2017.

Workers, residents, patients, visitors and volunteers will have a safer environment at the McKellar Centre, thanks to the announcement of an additional $71,333 of State Government funding for securi...

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