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Friday, 08 March 2019.

Women leading the way in medical field

THE once male-dominated profession of medicine has seen a strong swing over the past decade, with far more women than men hired as Barwon Health intern doctors.Since 2006, the women employed as...

Friday, 08 March 2019.

Barwon Health hosts event in support of National Advance Care Planning Week

A community event to help people consider their future medical care and understand the importance of advance care planning is being hosted by Barwon Health in early April. As part of National...

Tuesday, 05 February 2019.

Our website has undergone a face-lift!

Welcome to the new-look Barwon Health website. The site has been updated to give users a more streamlined experience and help you find what you’re looking for, faster.Key features of the new...

Friday, 04 January 2019.

Headsox generosity a head turner

A Torquay business has turned student artwork into colourful headwear for cancer patients and has donated 1,000 to Barwon Health’s Andrew Love Cancer Centre, ensuring each new patient has...

Friday, 14 December 2018.

Resignation of Professor Salom

Barwon Health Chief Executive Professor Ruth Salom has formally resigned from her position. Board Chair Brian Cook has appointed Chief Financial Officer Cobus Lotheringen as acting CEO until a...

Monday, 03 December 2018.

Tropical fruit study to treat bipolar

A clinical trial is currently underway to determine whether an extract of mangosteen fruit rind can help reduce symptoms of depression in people with bipolar disorder. A clinical trial is...

Wednesday, 21 November 2018.

Quality Awards and Workforce Safety Awards

On Tuesday, 20 November Barwon Health hosted the 19th annual Quality Awards and Workforce Safety Awards.  The awards are an important way of recognising excellence in safety, quality care and...

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, 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...
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