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Support local cancer patients and sign up for a Dry July

Support local cancer patients and sign up for a Dry July

Tuesday, 26 May 2020.

We are asking you to join us on a challenge. A Dry July challenge. Each year over 2,400 people in the Geelong region are diagnosed with cancer and to us that is simply 2,400 too many.During this...

Mast lawyers donate material for scrubs

Mast lawyers donate material for scrubs

Tuesday, 26 May 2020.

All the colours! Made with all the love! When a team of former fashion teachers dream colour and fashion - our staff are treated with stylish and colourful scrubs.  Thank-you to  Mast...

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day

Tuesday, 26 May 2020.

The 12th of May marked International Nurses Day and allowed us the opportunity to acknowledge the wonderful staff within Barwon Health. Hot beverages were served over 550 healthcare heroes by A...

Rotary Clubs unite for COVID-19

Rotary Clubs unite for COVID-19

Tuesday, 26 May 2020.

The Rotary Club of Geelong West, Rotary Club of Lara District, The Rotary Club of Grovedale Waurn Ponds, The Rotary Club of Queenscliffe and  Rotary Club of Bayside Geelong have come...

Barwon Health Foundation Grant Awards

Barwon Health Foundation Grant Awards

Wednesday, 13 May 2020.

The Barwon Health Foundation is passionate about supporting the lifesaving and life-enhancing work of Barwon Health, all across the organisation.  As a Foundation we are in awe of the...

Geelong & Area Country Women's Association - Donate Medical Caps

Geelong & Area Country Women's Association - Donate Medical Caps

Friday, 01 May 2020.

Thank-you to Gwen and the Geelong & Area Country Women’s Association. Gwen phoned last week regarding some hand sewn caps that 9 women had kindly made and donated. Each cap takes 30 minutes...

Change 4 Health

Change 4 Health

Friday, 01 May 2020.

Change 4 Health! During Covid19, as a community we have being asked to reduce our use of coins to protect each other. We ask you to donate your spare change to support your local health service!...

We need you today - for when you need us tomorrow

We need you today - for when you need us tomorrow

Tuesday, 28 April 2020.

To Friends of the Barwon Health Foundation,  Thank you. Thank you for all that you have done and continue to do to help flatten the curve and minimise the spread of coronavirus here in...

The time to act is now. It’s almost tax time.

The time to act is now. It’s almost tax time.

Monday, 27 April 2020.

I’m Dr Claire Cattigan, Director of Barwon Health’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at University Hospital Geelong. I am incredibly proud of our ICU team. They are remarkable, resilient people...

Shout a Health Care Hero a Coffee

Shout a Health Care Hero a Coffee

Wednesday, 08 April 2020.

We feel so fortunate to have been able to serve our health care heroes hot beverages during the month of April. Thanks to community donations we have provided 3222 hot beverages expertly poured by...

Shane O'Brien Memorial Asthma Foundation - $20,000

Shane O'Brien Memorial Asthma Foundation - $20,000

Tuesday, 07 April 2020.

A generous local community group, The Shane O'Brien Memorial Asthma Foundation, have thrown their support behind the Barwon Health Foundation's Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund with a generous...

Ipads donated to assist Aged Care residents in isolation

Ipads donated to assist Aged Care residents in isolation

Tuesday, 07 April 2020.

The Barwon Health Foundation proudly donated iPads to its four aged care facilities after restricting non-essential visitors from its Centres. The iPads were bought with donations to the Barwon...

Percy Baxter Charitable Trust - $365,000 Donation

Percy Baxter Charitable Trust - $365,000 Donation

Tuesday, 07 April 2020.

We were thrilled to receive a donation of $365,000 which will fund 50 new beds at the former Geelong Private Hospital. This generous donation is from the Percy Baxter Charitable Trust.  This...

We need you. For when you need us.

We need you. For when you need us.

Friday, 13 March 2020.

The Barwon Health Foundation has announced a new Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund which will raise funds to support Barwon Health’s response to the current health pandemic. The fund has been...

13th March 2020 - Geelong's Longest Lunch Postponed

13th March 2020 - Geelong's Longest Lunch Postponed

Monday, 16 March 2020.

13th March 2020 As a consequence of Barwon Health enacting their pandemic response plan to Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Geelong Longest Lunch planned for next week, Friday 20 March, has been...
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