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Monday, 18 March 2019.

Andrew Love Cancer Wellness Lounge officially opens

The Andrew Love Cancer Centre Wellness Lounge was officially opened on 5 March.Among the guests in attendance was The Hon Sarah Henderson MP who unveiled a plaque to mark the occasion. As MC...

Thursday, 20 December 2018.

Launch of new Emergency Department wait time dashboard

  A new online tool has been launched to help patients decide whether or not to attend the Emergency Department (ED) at University Hospital Geelong. The ED wait time dashboard display was...

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...

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, 13 July 2018.

Hospital entrance, cafeteria and podium upgrade

A major refurbishment of the University Hospital Geelong main entrance will begin on 16 July to provide a warmer and more welcoming experience to patients and visitors.With funding from the Barwon...

Wednesday, 02 May 2018.

Funding for Emergency Department boost

THE State Government has announced Barwon Health and five other hospitals will share $100.5 million for Emergency Department (ED) "crisis hubs".Barwon Health CEO Professor Ruth Salom said the...

Wednesday, 14 February 2018.

Hospital security funding announcement

In round three of the Department of Health and Human Services Violence Prevention Fund, Barwon Health was successful in obtaining funding of $433,605 for: 1. Installation of swipe card access to...

Tuesday, 30 January 2018.

New neurosciences ward to open

Barwon Health is set to open an 18-bed specialised Neurosciences Ward at University Hospital Geelong in April – a first for regional Victoria.Located on Heath Wing 2 – the same level as the...
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