Skip to main content

 03 4215 0000

News and media releases

Saturday, 19 June 2021.

Construction commences on McKellar Kids’ Rehabilitation Centre

Construction has begun for the $3.6 million state-of-the-art Kids’ Rehabilitation Centre at the McKellar Centre.The build, funded entirely by the Barwon Health Foundation Kids Appeal through...

Thursday, 17 June 2021.

Tackling care gaps in mental health

Mental health has recently been a topic of much discussion in our community, with high demand for services accentuated during the pandemic. There is a wave of hope across the sector in response to...

Tuesday, 15 June 2021.

Sunrise Centre oncology prehab credited for fitness turnaround

Drysdale woman Sandra Cox credits her post-cancer recovery to the Sunrise Centre staff who knew just how hard to push her while training to improve her fitness. In April, Sandra had surgery for...

Thursday, 10 June 2021.

New Mental Health Hub for Central Geelong

People in the Geelong region will soon be able to access mental health services from a central location in the heart of Geelong, thanks to a $16-milion investment from the State Government. A new...

Wednesday, 19 May 2021.

Celebrating International Nurses Day and International Day of the Midwife

By Alison Patrick, Interim Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Nurses and midwives have never been more important to the health and wellbeing of people in our region. This year at Barwon Health,...

Monday, 10 May 2021.

New research targets endometriosis symptoms

A new clinical trial will aim to reduce endometriosis pain by comparing the effects of yoga, cognitive behaviour therapy, and education. The controlled study has been designed to improve quality...

Tuesday, 27 April 2021.

New theatres a healthy boost for Geelong patients

TWO additional operating theatres at Barwon Health’s University Hospital Geelong Building B has created additional capacity for elective surgery in a huge boost for the region. Completed last...

Thursday, 22 April 2021.

Vaccination hub evokes fond memories for Joe

When Giuseppe “Joe” Puglia retired as a truck driver at Norlane’s Ford Motor factory, he never expected to return to the site for a vaccination thirteen years later. Joe, who also has...

Friday, 02 April 2021.

Ford community vaccination site unveiled

Book a vaccine PLEASE CLICK HERE TO ACCESS OUR VACCINE HUB, CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND MAKE A BOOKING.  FORD’S former home on North Shore Road, Norlane, has transformed from...

Wednesday, 31 March 2021.

Research into sterilising pacifiers and food allergies published

A Geelong study that links sterilising pacifiers (or dummies) with an increased risk of food allergies in babies has gained international recognition. The Barwon Infant Study compared dummy use and...
<<  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  >>