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News and media releases

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...

Thursday, 30 May 2019.

Editorial - Palliative care not a discussion to be feared

Palliative Care is a term most people hope that they won’t hear. When doctors start talking about palliative care, someone has an advanced illness that is becoming less likely to be cured or...

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...
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