Media Releases

Health promotion unit encourages youth to get 'snap happy'

Thursday, 16 June 2016.

The Health Promotion Unit at Barwon Health are encouraging children and young people to go outside and recognise what in nature gives them moments of peace and joy.   People are then aske...

International short film festival returns

Tuesday, 07 June 2016.

Barwon Health is proud to bring the Reel Health International Short Film Festival back to the Barwon region in 2016, in partnership with Monash Health.The festival was held in Geelong for the first ...

Launch of new Cancer Services Microsite

Tuesday, 07 June 2016.

In late April, Barwon Health launched a new microsite, dedicated topromoting the organisation’s Cancer Services.  The website is designed to support individuals and their famil...

Schools and parents put a lid on sugary drinks

Friday, 03 June 2016.

Eleven primary schools across Geelong have put a lid on sugary drinks for good and become ‘H2Only schools’.Barwon Health’s H2Only campaign, in partnership with Barwon Water, encour...

Health services say ‘no’ to sugary drinks

Health services across southwest Victoria have taken a world-leading step to address growing levels of obesity by discontinuing the sale of sugary drinks at their campuses, from Geelong ri...

Ice education program for local families

Monday, 16 May 2016.

A free education program to support Victorian families affected by ice is currently being offered in many locations across the state.BreakThrough: ice education for families covers key issues includ...

Barwon Health leads respiratory virus study

Friday, 13 May 2016.

Barwon Health researchers are leading two groundbreaking new studies to prevent and to treat a respiratory virus that is the most common cause of hospitalisation for young children.Respiratory syncy...

Barwon Health Board appoints new Chief Executive

Thursday, 24 March 2016.

Barwon Health Board Chair, Dr John Stekelenburg today announced the appointment of the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Professor Belinda Moyes. Professor Moyes will commence...

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