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Monday, 04 May 2020.

COVID-19 screening expanding in hope of easing restrictions

As part of the state-wide push for more COVID-19 testing, Barwon Health has enhanced its screening program. It is believed increased test results will help better understand the presence of the...

Monday, 04 May 2020.

New technique to target brain cancer

New technique to target brain cancer A CUTTING-edge radiation surgery technique is now available at Barwon Health’s Andrew Love Cancer Centre, pinpointing tumours to submillimetre...

Wednesday, 04 March 2020.

Next-gen cath lab technology first for Australia

University Hospital Geelong is the world’s first hospital to install a new generation of cardiovascular x-ray technology outside of its founder city in Germany. The new Siemens ARTIS icono...

Monday, 02 March 2020.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, complete Barwon Health's online screening tool here OR Phone our COVID-19 Screening Clinic on ph 4215 4445.  Alternatively, contact the DHHS...

Monday, 17 February 2020.

Icons of the North unveiled at Barwon Health North

Barwon Health North has unveiled a new photographic display titled 'Icons of the North', in recognition of the region's rich history. In collaboration with the Geelong Advertiser, Geelong Heritage...

Monday, 17 February 2020.

Barwon Health North officially opened by Minister for Health

Geelong’s growing northern suburbs now have access to more high-quality health services with the opening of the new state-of-the-art Barwon Health North facility. Minister for Health Jenny...

Tuesday, 04 February 2020.

Exercise to help beat cancer

You might think rest is important for people being treated for cancer or during their recovery, but research shows exercise benefits most people with cancer throughout and after treatment. An...

Monday, 20 January 2020.

Barwon Health North set to open 28 January

Barwon Health North is just around the corner, with doors opening 28 January 2020. The new facility, located on the corner of Cox Road and Princes Highway, will bridge a gap between the...

Thursday, 21 November 2019.

Barwon Health’s Michael Berk receives Victoria Prize

Barwon Health Chair of Psychiatry Michael Berk has been recognised as a world-leading scientist at the 2019 Victoria Prize and Fellowship Awards. The Deakin University Alfred Deakin Professor of...

Tuesday, 05 November 2019.

Emergency department waiting times

Spokesperson: Kate Bibby, Director, Public Affairs and Communications Barwon Health is working to improve our performance and improve waiting times for people seeking treatment in the...
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