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Barwon Health / Maternity Services

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Monday, 17 February 2020.

Reducing Perineal Tears: PROTECT Project

Barwon Health's Maternity Services are working with Safer Care Victoria’s Better Births for Women Collaborative to improve birth outcomes for all women by reducing the instances of severe...

Wednesday, 19 June 2019.

Celebrating Midwives

Barwon Health midwives again were busy in the lead up to International Day of the Midwife as they raised funds for maternity services. Last year, the team started a new tradition of running a...

Tuesday, 16 October 2018.

Koorie Birth Suite helping Close the Gap

Barwon Health has transformed a University Hospital Geelong birth suite into a welcoming, culturally-inclusive space for Indigenous families. The new Koorie Birth Suite is named Darrabarruk...

Tuesday, 11 September 2018.

Midwifery Group Practice celebrates 10 years

On Thursday, 6 September 2018, Barwon Health's Women's and Children's Service celebrated 10 years of the Midwifery Group Practice program, supporting midwifery-led maternity care for women and...

Thursday, 26 April 2018.

International Day of the Midwife 2018

Come along and show your support and appreciation for your local maternity service workers on Saturday, 5 May 2018. Maternity staff will be cycling along Geelong’s Waterfront in a ‘Call The...

Wednesday, 18 April 2018.

Vaccinate against flu. Protect your baby too.

Vaccination against flu is the best way to protect you and your children from flu and any associated illness. To protect yourself from the flu, you should get vaccinated every year. The flu virus...

Tuesday, 27 February 2018.

Refurbished Maternity Hub now open

Barwon Health's refurbished Maternity Hub at University Hospital Geelong officially opened on 28 February 2018. Director of Women's and Children's Directorate Claire Geldard said the...

Media Contacts

The Public Affairs and Communications Department manages all media relations at Barwon Health.

For all media enquiries, please contact the Public Affairs and Communications department.

Phone: 03 4215 1119, 
Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 5pm

Email: [email protected]

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