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Friday, 01 November 2019.

Percy Baxter Lodges receive accreditation

Barwon Health has successfully achieved accreditation from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQ&S) for Percy Baxter Lodges, our aged care lodges located on the McKellar Centre site...

Tuesday, 22 October 2019.

Achala thankful for friend’s CPR skills

An innocuous Sunday picnic took a dramatic turn for Wyndham Vale man Achala Muthukudasinghe after he had a heart attack and was revived by a friend who had only completed his CPR course two weeks...

Thursday, 17 October 2019.

Today's news

Barwon Health unreservedly apologises for the distress caused by the delay and the manner in which the family was notified of their relative’s death. Barwon Health has been in contact with...

Friday, 04 October 2019.

Cyber security incident

31 October update - Cyber security recovery Barwon Health services are operating normally.Email access for staff is being progressively restored, giving staff internal communications as we...

Thursday, 03 October 2019.

Innovative mental health trial extended

The State Government has given a six-month extension to an innovative trial that partners Ambulance Victoria staff with Barwon Health mental health workers. Minister for Mental...

on Tuesday, 01 October 2019. Posted in News

Cyber security incident at Barwon Health

Friday, 30 August 2019.

Stroke Week recognises FAST heroes

Each month, Barwon Health treats between 50 – 60 people who have suffered stroke, one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of acquired disability. But it doesn’t have to be this...

Thursday, 22 August 2019.

Barwon Health to host health worker family violence forum

Barwon Health will host a Family Violence Referral Pathways Forum for healthcare workers in Geelong on 26 September.  Dr Sally Cockburn (aka Dr Feelgood) will host a panel of...

Wednesday, 21 August 2019.

ED video shows wide impact of trauma

Barwon Health has produced a short film highlighting the impact that road trauma has on its victims, their families, and emergency workers.The narrative production was filmed at University...

Monday, 05 August 2019.

Palliative Care funding announcement

Barwon Health has received $426,131 in grants to improve innovative services and infrastructure for end-of-life care in patients’ homes. A Palliative Care Service Innovation Grant of $151,865...
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