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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...

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 next month. As part of National Advance...

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...

Friday, 21 December 2018.

Geelong leads yoga research link to mental health

Barwon Health and Deakin University researchers are examining how yoga might boost traditional psychological treatment to help people with depression and anxiety. A pilot trial will be conducted...

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...

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...
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