Media Releases

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....

New Renal Clinic officially opened

Wednesday, 10 October 2018.

BARWON Health has officially opened a new renal clinic with improved facilities and a targeted focus on promoting a self-care model of home-based dialysis.The renal service, which provides about 700...

Koorie Birth Suite helping Close the Gap

Tuesday, 09 October 2018.

  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 P...

Barwon Health & Deakin University Research Week

The annual Barwon Health and Deakin Univ​e​rsity Research Week will take place from 12 - 16 November 2018.  Research Week showcases our research activities and includes guest lectures...

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...

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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.