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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...

Friday, 02 March 2018.

Geelong and Surf Coast to get a new suicide prevention service

A new program that supports people through the first critical weeks following a suicide attempt is now available in the Barwon region.The Way Back Support Service will be launched in Geelong on 1...

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, 05 December 2017.

New surgery hub official opening

BARWON Health’s new $6.38 million surgical hub is improving patient experiences while preparing for future demand and growth at University Hospital Geelong.Minister for Health Jill Hennessy...

Friday, 13 October 2017.

New helipad data shows emergency transfer increase

Barwon Health’s $11.5 million helipad is helping save lives across Victoria, averaging almost three air ambulance transfers a week.Since opening in June last year, the helipad at University...

Thursday, 12 October 2017.

Funding announcement boosts McKellar security

Workers, residents, patients, visitors and volunteers will have a safer environment at the McKellar Centre, thanks to the announcement of an additional $71,333 of State Government funding for...

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