Media Releases

Closure of LinenCare

Friday, 29 May 2015.

Barwon Health today announced following an exhaustive review of options, including independentadvice from Ernst & Young, that it would cease operating its internal laundry business, LinenCareon...

Barwon Health's free wi-fi internet

Barwon Health's free wi-fi internet is now available at University Hospital Geelong.   Network name: Free BH GiNet Wi-Fi.  ...

Managing fever in children

The following is an excerpt from Dr Peter Vuillermin’s recent forum ‘Fever in children’ hosted by the Barwon Infant Study. Peter is a paediatrician, a dad, and also a researcher o...

Victoria has extended outdoor smoking bans

From 13 April 2015, smoking is banned within four metres of an entrance to public hospitals, registered community health centres, children’s indoor play centres and certain Victorian Governme...

Barwon Health staff losing their locks

Tuesday, 24 March 2015.

Several Barwon Health staff will be losing their locks tomorrow when they take part in the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave. ‘The Bald Ones’ team comprises fou...

Change Day Australia

Barwon Health is proudly supporting Change Day Australia – encouraging our staff to be change-makers in health, aged care and community services by making a pledge for something they want to ...

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...

Traditional Owners

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