Don’t miss this evening’s 101st Geelong Connected Communities Gala Parade. Hosted by the @barwonhealthfoundation, the iconic event features a twilight parade of floats and entertainers through Geelong's CBD from 7.30pm. The annual parade is a highlight in the calendar of many Geelong families and is our opportunity to thank the...
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Honoured to have Minister for Health @jillhennessymp onsite this morning to officially open the new $6.38 million surgical hub at University Hospital Geelong. Completed in mid-October, the 22-month project in the old ICU space was made possible with funding from the Department of Health and Human Services and the combined...
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Congratulations to all entrants in the annual Barwon Health Quality Awards 🏆 presented last week in the HERB Lecture Theatre. Each year staff are invited to nominate initiatives and individuals for an award, which are an important way of recognising excellence in safety, quality care. This year saw an addition...
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Our Emergency Department staff have joined forces to make a difference in the lives of women experiencing homelessness or poverty this Christmas🎄 Their project, “It’s In The Bag”, will provide free bags stocked with pads and tampons, personal hygiene products, and everyday luxuries to homeless women, women at risk or...
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Today we sent 50 care packages 📦 filled with thoughtful donations from Barwon Health staff, their families and volunteers to Australian troops deployed overseas this Christmas. This year, one @defenceaustralia 🇦🇺 member will receive an extra special package put together by Grade 6 St Thomas Catholic Primary School student Xavier....
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Yesterday marked 20 years since former Victorian Minister for Health and Aged Care Hon Rob Knowles officially opened the $2.1 million Geelong Hydrotherapy Centre at the McKellar Centre 💦🏊‍♂️ Over the years, the pool has undergone a number of quality improvements from retiling the pool floor to the installation of...
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