Media Releases

Australian Clinical Labs contract renewed

Monday, 17 September 2018.

AUSTRALIAN Clinical Labs (CL) will continue as Barwon Health’s pathology service provider, extending the 20-year partnership.In 1998, pathology services at Barwon Health were outsourced to PathCar...

Emergency Department performance

Wednesday, 05 September 2018.

  Quotes attributable to Associate Professor Sean Jespersen, Chief Medical OfficerIt is important to note that 100 per cent of our most urgent Emergency Department (ED) patients are seen on ti...

Dying To Know Day 2018

Friday, 27 July 2018.

‘What to know before you go’ is the theme of this year’s Dying To Know Day on 8 August. Barwon Health Advance Care Planning program co-ordinator Jill Mann said far too often, patients were le...

Donate and spread the word to save a life

Wednesday, 25 July 2018.

 Organ donation was a topic Brian Tucker had never considered until a severe illness almost took away his chance to watch his six grandchildren grow up.Seven years ago, the North Geelong reside...

Hospital entrance, cafeteria and podium upgrade

Friday, 13 July 2018.

A major refurbishment of the University Hospital Geelong main entrance will begin on 16 July to provide a warmer and more welcoming experience to patients and visitors. With funding from the Barwon...

Colac mental health

Tuesday, 10 July 2018.

  Quotes attributable to Cath Peake, Barwon Health Community Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services Program Manager The Barwon Health Mental Health Executive Team is unaware of any discuss...

Mental Health Week 2018

Mental Health Week is celebrated annually throughout Australia and this year will take place from October 7.For the first time, this year’s event will form part of Victoria’s inaugural Mental ...

Radio isotope shortage

Tuesday, 26 June 2018.

  A transfer conveyor within the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) production facility has stopped working, which has impacted production of Technetium-99m (Tc-99m...

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