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Friday, 25 January 2019.

Health risks of heatwaves

25 January 2019 With temperatures passing 40 degrees today, Barwon Health advises Geelong residents to take care of those vulnerable in the extreme heat. Emergency Department nurse unit manager...

Tuesday, 27 November 2018.

Local business wins document management tender

The tender for Barwon Health’s document management system, PROMPT, has been officially awarded to local Geelong business Evologic. In May this year, the Department of Health and Human Services...

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...

Saturday, 26 May 2018.

Planning for a new women’s and children’s hospital in Geelong

Statement from Barwon Health CEO Prof Ruth Salom Saturday, 26 May 2018 “Barwon Health welcomes this exciting announcement and will work with the State government to identify the opportunities...

Tuesday, 06 March 2018.

Geelong youth set to face the consequences of risky behaviour

Increasing awareness of the impact of traumatic injury and teaching students about the consequences of risky behaviours is the focus of a program being spearheaded by The Alfred in Geelong this...

Friday, 02 March 2018.

Geelong and Surf Coast to get a new suicide prevention service

A new program that supports people through the first critical weeks following a suicide attempt is now available in the Barwon region.The Way Back Support Service will be launched in Geelong on 1...

Friday, 02 February 2018.

Barwon Health buildings: what's in a name?

By Serena Griffin, Library & Literacy Project Officer, Barwon Health Library Service Have you ever wondered who the buildings and wards around Barwon Health are named after? If you were born...

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