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Wellness Lounge officially opens

Posted on: Sunday, 17 March 2019

Wellness Lounge officially opens

The Andrew Love Cancer Centre Wellness Lounge was officially opened on 5 March. Among the guests in attendance was The Hon Sarah Henderson MP who unveiled a plaque to mark the occasion. As MC Philip Campbell explained, the Supportive Care Centre was built in 2015 with funding from the Federal Government. This included provision of both patient focused areas and clinical review areas....

Session: Let's talk about advance care planning

Posted on: Thursday, 14 March 2019

Session: Let's talk about advance care planning

Learn more. Get involved. Make your voice heard. An important part of healthy ageing is making informed choices.  Advance care planning gives you options and a say in your medical decisions, if you are ever too unwell to speak for yourself.  Information session: Let's talk about advance care planning When: Thursday, 11 April 2019, 10.30am to 11.30am Where: Andrew Love Cancer...

Video: Radiotherapy

Posted on: Monday, 23 July 2018

Video: Radiotherapy

Local business owner Len recently underwent radiation therapy treatment at the Barwon Health Andrew Love Cancer Centre for cancers located on his head and neck. Watch to find out about his experience and why it is so important to have this service available to our region.  

Patient satisfaction survey: Radiotherapy Department

Posted on: Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Patient satisfaction survey: Radiotherapy Department

The Radiotherapy Department is currently conducting a patient satisfaction survey.  Current and former patients are encouraged to complete the survey  This survey has been designed to understand your experience with radiotherapy services at Barwon Health's Andrew Love Cancer Centre. It has been broken down into sections that describe key aspects of care, including: initial...

Nurse encourages community to support Dry July

Posted on: Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Nurse encourages community to support Dry July

Meet Barwon Health nurse Katie. Katie is our 2018 Dry July Foundation staff ambassador and has been doing Dry July for seven years now. "Hi my name is Katie and I am a nurse at the Andrew Love Cancer Centre in Geelong where our patient’s come in for their chemotherapy and radiotherapy. I am a small part of a fantastic team at the ALCC where I have worked for over the past 13 years....

Temporary Chemotherapy Day Ward Relocation

Posted on: Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Temporary Chemotherapy Day Ward Relocation

Barwon Health's Chemotherapy Day Ward has temporarily relocated from the Andrew Love Cancer Centre to University Hospital Geelong's Birdsey Wing 6 until March 2019. The move makes way for the exciting redevelopment of the Chemotherapy Day Ward and Oncology Pharmacy, made possible by the Barwon Health Foundation's fundraising campaign, #ProjectLove. The redevelopment will offer patients and...

Brain Cancer Information Forum

Posted on: Monday, 19 March 2018

Brain Cancer Information Forum

As part of Brain Cancer Action Week, Barwon Health and Peace of Mind Foundation are hosting a free Patient and Carers Regional Information Forum on Thursday 10 May at St Mary's Library & Research Centre (pictured above).All welcome. Register online at https://www.trybooking.com/USJQ RSVP by Monday 7 May.

New Cancer Services Director announced

Posted on: Thursday, 26 October 2017

New Cancer Services Director announced

Barwon Health has appointed A/Prof Philip Campbell as the new Director of Cancer Services. A/Prof Campbell has been a haematologist at Barwon Health since 2002 and Head of Clinical Haematology since 2013, during which time he has built a cohesive unit with strong clinical and research focus. Barwon Health CEO Prof Ruth Salom said A/Prof Campbell’s strengths include his ability to forge...

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