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Thursday, 17 October 2019.

Today's news

Firstly, Barwon Health unreservedly apologises for the distress caused by the delay and the manner in which the family was notified of their relative’s death. Barwon Health has been in contact...

Friday, 04 October 2019.

Cyber security incident

Tuesday 15 October 4pm update - cyber security incident  As of Monday, almost all Barwon Health clinical information systems were back up and running. We will restore internet and email for...

Thursday, 03 October 2019.

Innovative mental health trial extended

The State Government has given a six-month extension to an innovative trial that partners Ambulance Victoria staff with Barwon Health mental health workers. Minister for Mental...

on Tuesday, 01 October 2019. Posted in News

Cyber security incident at Barwon Health

Friday, 30 August 2019.

Stroke Week recognises FAST heroes

Each month, Barwon Health treats between 50 – 60 people who have suffered stroke, one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of acquired disability. But it doesn’t have to be this...

Thursday, 22 August 2019.

Barwon Health to host health worker family violence forum

Barwon Health will host a Family Violence Referral Pathways Forum for healthcare workers in Geelong on 26 September.  Dr Sally Cockburn (aka Dr Feelgood) will host a panel of...

Wednesday, 21 August 2019.

ED video shows wide impact of trauma

Barwon Health has produced a short film highlighting the impact that road trauma has on its victims, their families, and emergency workers.The narrative production was filmed at University...

Monday, 05 August 2019.

Palliative Care funding announcement

Barwon Health has received $426,131 in grants to improve innovative services and infrastructure for end-of-life care in patients’ homes. A Palliative Care Service Innovation Grant of $151,865...

Tuesday, 16 July 2019.

Cardiology research award

Barwon Health’s Cardiology Research Unit has been recognised with an international award for its clinical trials.In late June, biopharmaceutical solutions company Syneos Health presented its...

Tuesday, 25 June 2019.

Barwon Health appoints new Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer

Ms Kate Gillan, former CEO of Lorne Community Hospital and Otway Health, has been appointed as Barwon Health’s new Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, commencing 25 July 2019. Ms Gillan is...
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