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Media Relations at Barwon Health

The Public Affairs and Communications department manages all media relations and enquiries relating to Barwon Health, staff, patients, and research activities. We are the first point of contact for any media enquiry or photo opportunity at any of our sites across the Barwon South West Region.

Media opportunities at our sites are subject to approval and will be assessed case-by-case. A Public Affairs and Communications staff member will escort media during approved visits, including for interviews, filming, and photography.

Switchboard (general enquiries) (03) 4215 0000

Media Officer on-call (03) 4215 1119

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Standard business hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5pm.

Urgent after-hours media enquiries must be phoned through.

News

Monday, 17 June 2024.

Opinion: We will listen and help out

Dr Rachel Tindall, acting co-director of Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services Over the past few years, Barwon Health has been reforming mental health care in our region. We have been growing...

Wednesday, 12 June 2024.

Barwon Early Parenting Centre opens at McKellar Centre

Pictured: (L-R) Parents Blair Taylor and Courtney Asser with seven-month-old daughter Delilah and Barwon Health paediatrician Dr Brooke Doherty. The Barwon Early Parenting Centre (EPC)...

Wednesday, 15 May 2024.

Opinion: Wide world of healthcare

Ange Erwin, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Every May is an opportunity to honour and celebrate our hard-working nurses and midwives, as we reflect on their contributions to the community on...

Monday, 13 May 2024.

Specialist dementia support for aged care residents

Barwon Health’s new aged care dementia service is offering specialised residential care to people with severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia. The new service at...

Thursday, 09 May 2024.

Enhanced dental care for people of the North

A new dental facility has officially opened at Barwon Health North, relocating the service from Corio Community Health Centre to a modern, purpose-built space. Located at Norlane, the nine-chair...

Wednesday, 17 April 2024.

Opinion - Extra support for parents facing early challenges

Associate Professor David Fuller, Women's and Children's Directorate Clinical Director Families find welcoming a new child an exciting time with many memorable and cherished moments. For most...

Tuesday, 26 March 2024.

Youang Surgery Centre main entrance closure: From 4 April 2024

The main entrance of the Youang Surgery Centre on Bellerine Street will be closed from 4 April 2024. Patients who have upcoming surgery or appointments at the Youang Surgery Centre...

Thursday, 21 March 2024.

Community gathers to launch important public health plan

Key public health stakeholders from across the Barwon South West recently came together in Camperdown to launch the inaugural Barwon South West Public Health Strategy. It has been shaped by...

Thursday, 21 March 2024.

Staff come together to acknowledge National Close the Gap Day

To acknowledge this important day, Barwon Health's Aboriginal Health Unit and the Barwon South West Public Health Unit came together to host an event at University Hospital Geelong. Barwon Health...

Wednesday, 20 March 2024.

Opinion - Barwon Best Care Awards: Leading Innovation in Healthcare

Professor Ajai Verma, Barwon Health Chief Medical Officer It is astonishing to think that the first Apple iPhone was invented less than twenty years ago, in 2007. Since then, there has been...
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