Media Releases

Resignation of Professor Salom

Friday, 14 December 2018.

Barwon Health Chief Executive Professor Ruth Salom has formally resigned from her position.Board Chair Brian Cook has appointed Chief Financial Officer Cobus Lotheringen as acting CEO until a perman...

Barwon Health CEO intends to resign

Monday, 10 December 2018.

The Barwon Health Board has learnt of Professor Ruth Salom’s intention to resign from her position as CEO. Whilst the Board has not yet been formally advised, it is now clear on her intentions and...

Tropical fruit study to treat bipolar

Monday, 03 December 2018.

A clinical trial is currently underway to determine whether an extract of mangosteen fruit rind can help reduce symptoms of depression in people with bipolar disorder. A clinical trial is curre...

Local business wins document management tender

The tender for Barwon Health’s document management system, PROMPT, has been officially awarded to local Geelong business Evologic. In May this year, the Department of Health and Human Services su...

Quality Awards and Workforce Safety Awards

On Tuesday, 20 November Barwon Health hosted the 19th annual Quality Awards and Workforce Safety Awards.  The awards are an important way of recognising excellence in safety, quality care and ...

Statement on VAHPA claims

Wednesday, 31 October 2018.

  Quotes attributable to: Barwon Health CEO Professor Ruth SalomThe VAHPA media release about MRI licences is misleading and we invite their representatives to meet with us to discuss their is...

Robotic surgery deal for Barwon Health

Tuesday, 23 October 2018.

  Barwon Health has reached an agreement that ensures equity and continuity of access to robotic surgery for public patients in Geelong. An agreement to use the state-of-the-art $4 million Da...

Barwon Health Restart hearts

Monday, 15 October 2018.

October 16 is Restart a Heart Day, encouraging people to learn CPR or update their knowledge to help increase survival rates before emergency services arrive. Find more information about CPR at www....

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