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News and media releases

Monday, 20 May 2019.

Barwon Health launches Room 64 - A Palliative Care Podcast

Most people find it difficult to talk about death but Barwon Health’s new weekly podcast series will aim to break down the conversational barriers around dying, terminal illness, and palliative...

Monday, 15 April 2019.

Barwon Health appoints Frances Diver as CEO

Ms Frances Diver has been appointed as Barwon Health CEO after an extensive international search that identified several very highly qualified candidates.Frances is a well-known and respected...

Tuesday, 09 April 2019.

Cardiac patients rise up for rehab

A NEW cardiac rehabilitation program at the Sunrise Centre is offering exercise physiotherapy to clients recovering from angina, heart attack, cardiac stenting, cardiac bypass or valve...

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...

Tuesday, 12 March 2019.

Emergency Department's war on waste

Meet our Emergency Department (ED) green champions - a group of environmentally-minded nurses, PSAs, cleaners and doctors. When they aren't busy saving lives, the group is looking for ways to...

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, 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...

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...
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