Media Releases

Helping older people with diabetes develop advance care directives

One person with diabetes dies every six seconds somewhere in the world. Diabetes is the leading cause of death in Australia and no wonder it is an Australian health priority. Caring for people with...

Volunteer Services lead the way in communication

Barwon Health is the first organisation in Australia to have its volunteer service awarded with Scope’s Communication Access Symbol.The award, unveiled on 4 May, recognises our McKellar Centre V...

Funding for Emergency Department boost

Wednesday, 02 May 2018.

THE State Government has announced Barwon Health and five other hospitals will share $100.5 million for Emergency Department (ED) "crisis hubs".Barwon Health CEO Professor Ruth Salom said the fundin...

Pedestrian crossing upgrade

Thursday, 26 April 2018.

Bellerine Street will be closed to traffic between 1 and 8 May, as the pedestrian crossing point is upgraded. Between 7am and 4pm, drop-offs and pick-ups to the Bellerine Street entrance a...

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 Enablement Project (V...

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...

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...

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We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.