Media Releases

Victorian Employer Enablement Project to leapfrog journey to access and inclusion for three leading employers

Thursday, 19 April 2018.

  In March, The Australian Network on Disability (AND) proudly announced Barwon Health, Bupa and the Royal Children’s Hospital as participants in AND’s new Victorian Employer Enabl...

Barwon Health Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Award

Monday, 09 April 2018.

The award is for recognition of excellence in nursing care. Registered nurses, enrolled nurses and midwives, currently employed by Barwon Health, are invited to submit nominations for this award. Re...

National Advance Care Planning Week

Monday, 09 April 2018.

16 - 22 April 2018 | Raising awareness of advance care planning across Australia.  All Australians are encouraged to start a conversation with their family, friends and health care providers...

Women’s Stuff: A fun, free night to learn about the latest in women’s health

Monday, 26 March 2018.

Women of all ages and backgrounds can have their health questions answered on a wide range of topics at “Women’s Stuff,” a free event in Geelong on Wednesday, 16 May. Jean Hailes for Women...

Geelong youth set to face the consequences of risky behaviour

Tuesday, 06 March 2018.

Increasing awareness of the impact of traumatic injury and teaching students about the consequences of risky behaviours is the focus of a program being spearheaded by The Alfred in Geelong this week...

Geelong and Surf Coast to get a new suicide prevention service

Friday, 02 March 2018.

A new program that supports people through the first critical weeks following a suicide attempt is now available in the Barwon region.The Way Back Support Service will be launched in Geelong on 1 Ma...

New laws for medical treatment decision making and advance care directives

Friday, 02 March 2018.

The Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 will commence on 12 March 2018, protecting advance care directives in law. The Act provides statutory recognition to advance care directives a...

Hospital security funding announcement

Wednesday, 14 February 2018.

In round three of the Department of Health and Human Services Violence Prevention Fund, Barwon Health was successful in obtaining funding of $433,605 for: 1. Installation of swipe card access to al...

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