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Barwon Health Surf Coast site announced

Monday, 21 June 2021

Barwon Health welcomes the State Government announcement of a site for the Torquay Community Hospital, to be known as Barwon Health Surf Coast.Social Tile Torquay Community Hospital Preferred Location

Barwon Health Surf Coast will provide a range of community-based healthcare services, responsive to the needs of the local population.

With the region experiencing strong population growth, Barwon Health Chief Executive Officer, Frances Diver says the new service would help address the growing demand for care and provide the local community with the care they need closer to home.

“Barwon Health Surf Coast will improve access to community based services and provide a convenient alternative for many residents currently needing to travel into Geelong for care.

"We look forward to working with the local community to develop this new facility and deliver health services closer to home.”

The service profile will include a range of service types, including specialist clinics, mental health care, community health services and imaging services.

A detailed overview of the services provided at Barwon Health Surf Coast will be announced in the future.

Construction is expected to commence in 2022 and be completed in 2024.