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News and media releases

Wednesday, 31 October 2018.

Statement on VAHPA claims

Quotes attributable to: Barwon Health CEO Professor Ruth Salom The VAHPA media release about MRI licences is misleading and we invite their representatives to meet with us to discuss their...

Tuesday, 23 October 2018.

Robotic surgery deal for Barwon Health

Barwon Health has reached an agreement that ensures equity and continuity of access to robotic surgery for public patients in Geelong. An agreement to use the state-of-the-art $4 million Da Vinci...

Monday, 15 October 2018.

Barwon Health restart hearts

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...

Wednesday, 10 October 2018.

New Renal Clinic officially opened

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...

Tuesday, 09 October 2018.

Koorie Birth Suite helping Close the Gap

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 Pupup,...

Tuesday, 02 October 2018.

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...

Monday, 17 September 2018.

Australian Clinical Labs contract renewed

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...

Wednesday, 05 September 2018.

Emergency Department performance

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

Friday, 27 July 2018.

Dying To Know Day 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...

Wednesday, 25 July 2018.

Donate and spread the word to save a life

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 resident...
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