Media Releases

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.

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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...

Review of Mental Health Services

Friday, 02 December 2016.

The report into a serious incident relating to seclusion at Barwon Health, initiated by the Department ofHealth and Human Services, was released today.We both accept fully the findings of the report...

Barwon Health Quality Awards 2016

Wednesday, 23 November 2016.

Barwon Health’s 17th annual Quality Awards were hosted on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 at the Health Education and Research Building on Ryrie Street. The awards are an opportunity to recognise p...

Media Statement - Thunderstorm asthma

Tuesday, 22 November 2016.

Last night, the Emergency Department at University Hospital Geelong saw an unprecedented surge in people presenting with respiratory symptoms. 108 people presented between 6pm and midnight. To prov...

Hospital cleaners have vital role in stemming resistant hospital infections

University Hospital Geelong is one of 11 Australian hospitals selected to take part in trialling a new cleaning regime to drastically lower healthcare-associated infections. The project aims to...

Research Week 2016

Tuesday, 08 November 2016.

Barwon Health and Deakin University Research Week (14-18 Nov) showcases our research activities and includes guest lectures by prominent Geelong researchers, various presentations, and education ses...

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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.