Media Releases

New heart surgery offers quicker recovery

Thursday, 13 July 2017.

An innovative and minimally-invasive heart surgery has cut recovery time for people in Geelong and western Victoria.Barwon Health is Victoria’s only regional health service to offer the TAVI...

Barwon Health helping slow spread of resistant viruses

Tuesday, 11 July 2017.

Antibiotics use has dropped markedly in Australian hospitals, new figures show, as Barwon Health works towards slowing the spread of highly resistant germs.A formal Antimicrobial Stewardship Program...

High flu rates expected

Tuesday, 11 July 2017.

AN increase in respiratory illnesses at the University Hospital Geelong Emergency Department is reflecting the latest figures showing a rise in Victorian influenza rates.The Victorian Infectious Dis...

Professor Ruth Salom named new Barwon Health CEO

MONASH University’s Professor Ruth Salom has been named as the next Barwon Health Chief Executive Officer. Professor Salom’s strong background in both public and private health has give...

Pre diabetes – too important to ignore

As you may know, diabetes is a growing health problem, with almost 300 Australians developing the condition every day.A big concern is that many people have diabetes but are not aware of it, which m...

New rehabilitation centre opened in Geelong

Monday, 03 July 2017.

A NEW state-of-the-art centre rehabilitation centre will help injured and disabled Victorians get their lives back on track as quickly and independently as possible.Officially opening on Friday, Bar...

Brian Cook appointed as Board Chair

Wednesday, 28 June 2017.

  The State Government has announced Brian Cook as Barwon Health’s next Board Chair. Mr Cook has served on the Barwon Health board since 2016 and joined the Barwon Health ...

Andrew Love Cancer Centre celebrates 25 years

Wednesday, 21 June 2017.

More than 100 guests helped Barwon Health celebrate the Andrew Love Cancer Centre’s 25th birthday on 15 June 2017.  The event at University Hospital Geelong was held to honour the hard w...

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