Media Releases

Our emergency department performance

Tuesday, 02 January 2018.

The University Hospital Geelong Emergency Department has seen annual attendance numbers increase by almost 7000 over the past five years and reached 69,607 in 2016/17. Spikes in rates of seasonal i...

Birregurra Motor Vehicle Accident

Thursday, 28 December 2017.

Following a motor vehicle accident in Birregurra this afternoon, two people were transported to Melbourne and six were transported to University Hospital Geelong via ambulance. All six patients wer...

Christmas Period Admissions

Thursday, 28 December 2017.

The University Hospital Geelong Emergency Department has seen a spike in attendances over the last few days and it is expected to continue over the coming week. 237 patients were treated in Univers...

New electronic health record contract

Wednesday, 13 December 2017.

Barwon Health’s Emergency Department (ED) is implementing a replacement clinical information system to manage patient data across multiple hospital wards. Cerner’s FirstNet Electronic H...

Blue Ribbon honours for Rudi

Friday, 08 December 2017.

Barwon Health’s StaffCare Manager Dr Rudi Gasser has been awarded the Geelong Kokoda Youth Program’s Blue Ribbon Community Award, for his medical work with the youth program.Run by Victo...

New surgery hub official opening

Tuesday, 05 December 2017.

BARWON Health’s new $6.38 million surgical hub is improving patient experiences while preparing for future demand and growth at University Hospital Geelong.Minister for Health Jill Hennessy of...

Financial turnaround outlined at annual meeting

Friday, 01 December 2017.

Barwon Health has revealed a turnaround financial surplus result at its annual general meeting The meeting and annual report presentation at St Mary’s Library and Research Centre at 5.30pm wi...

Barwon Health Quality Awards 2017

Friday, 01 December 2017.

Congratulations to all entrants in the annual Barwon Health Quality Awards, presented on 29 November in the HERB Lecture Theatre.Each year Barwon Health staff are invited to nominate initiatives and...

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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.