Media Releases

Protect yourself this pollen season – managing asthma and allergies matters

Monday, 18 September 2017.

Grass pollen season brings an increase in asthma and hay fever. It also brings the chance of thunderstorm asthma. For people with asthma or hay fever, especially those who experience wheezing or cou...

Emergency Simulation Training

Wednesday, 13 September 2017.

Barwon Health will be undertaking an EmergoTrain exercise on 14 September 2017.The exercise will simulate a mass casualty incident in real time, allowing Barwon Health to test its preparedness to ha...

DonateLife Week 2017

Friday, 04 August 2017.

AN anonymous kidney donation has given Belmont resident Ebony Holmes the gift of motherhood, after a life-changing transplant six years ago.Ms Holmes’ health issues started as a 16-year-old ...

World Head and Neck Cancer Day – 27 July 2017

Tuesday, 25 July 2017.

  It’s an aggressive cancer that carries a heavy social burden. But when discovered early, it’s one of the most treatable cancers a person can be diagnosed with. Head and neck can...

Students get a healthy taste of working life

Tuesday, 25 July 2017.

Forty local Year 10 students are getting a taste of a career in healthcare over the next month, as part of Barwon Health’s ‘Careers in Health’ work experience program.The program, ...

New heart surgery offers quicker recovery

Thursday, 13 July 2017.

An innovative and minimally-invasive heart surgery has cut recovery time for people in Geelong and western Victoria.Barwon Health is Victoria’s only regional health service to offer the TAVI...

Barwon Health helping slow spread of resistant viruses

Tuesday, 11 July 2017.

Antibiotics use has dropped markedly in Australian hospitals, new figures show, as Barwon Health works towards slowing the spread of highly resistant germs.A formal Antimicrobial Stewardship Program...

High flu rates expected

Tuesday, 11 July 2017.

AN increase in respiratory illnesses at the University Hospital Geelong Emergency Department is reflecting the latest figures showing a rise in Victorian influenza rates.The Victorian Infectious Dis...

[12 3 4 5  >>  
Traditional Owners

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.