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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...

Wednesday, 01 May 2019.

Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD)

​​​​​The Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) Act 2017 came into effect on 19 June 2019. VAD law allows a person in the late stages of advanced disease to take a...

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...

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...
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