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Wednesday, 18 May 2022.

Progress made on Early Parenting Centre at McKellar

New parents in Geelong will soon have greater access to early parenting support with early works commencing the site of the Early Parenting Centre. The centre will provide parents and...

Tuesday, 17 May 2022.

COVID-19 vaccination team moving to new home

Staff at the Community Vaccination Hub in Norlane are packing boxes and preparing for a move to a new ‘home of vaccination’ in Geelong. In recognition of our region’s impressive COVID-19...

Tuesday, 03 May 2022.

Major funding for Barwon Women’s and Children’s

Barwon Health’s women’s and children’s services, including maternity, will be transformed through a State Government funding commitment of more than $500 million announced for the Barwon...

Friday, 29 April 2022.

Vision becomes a reality for kids’ rehab centre

The $3.6 million state-of-the-art paediatric rehabilitation facility at the McKellar Centre was officially opened on 22 April, 2022. Bendigo Bank House, home to McKellar Kids’ Rehab, was funded...

Friday, 22 April 2022.

Gynaecology waiting times cut in half under new model

Waiting times gynaecology surgery and specialist clinic appointments have been cut in half at Barwon Health, thanks to an innovative change in the service model. Previously there were more than...

Friday, 22 April 2022.

Harnessing the power of mindfulness to improve health and wellbeing

Two new peer-reviewed publications from Barwon Health and Deakin University researchers have highlighted the potential for mindfulness to improve health outcomes for people with depression, anxiety...

Friday, 22 April 2022.

New medical imaging service for the Colac community

Following a competitive tender process, Colac Area Health is pleased to announce that imaging services in Colac will be provided by Barwon Health. Commencing in mid-April, Barwon Health’s...

Friday, 22 April 2022.

Japanese Encephalitis - reducing your risk

Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a virus that is spread to humans through mosquito bites and may cause a rare and potentially life-threatening infection of the brain. Mosquito-borne disease...

Friday, 22 April 2022.

COVID Commander tours region to thank staff

The Commander of the Department of Health’s COVID19 Response, Jeroen Weimar, visited Geelong today to thank the hundreds of health staff that helped protect, vaccinate, test and support people in...

Thursday, 10 March 2022.

Antivirals - changing the way we treat COVID-19

As the fight against COVID-19 continues, public health clinicians in the Barwon South West have a new treatment for COVID patients to prevent serious illness and hospitalisation. Infectious...
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