About Us

Barwon Health is Victoria's largest regional health care provider serving the Geelong Community and the Barwon South-Western region which encompasses the Surf Coast Shire, Golden Plains Shire as well as the City of Greater Geelong.
The primary catchment for Barwon Health has a population of 350,000, extending to 500,000 for some tertiary services

Services provided to the community are:
* Hospital Services (University Hospital Geelong)
* Maternity (University Hospital Geelong)
* Cancer Services (Andrew Love Cancer Centre)
* Rehabilitation Services (North Geelong, Belmont)
* Aged Care Services (McKellar Centre)
* Mental Health Services (Swanston Centre, Colac and via community centres)
* Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services (Geelong)
* Community Health Services (Corio, Anglesea, Torquay, Belmont, Newcomb)
* Aboriginal Health Services (Geelong)
Some services are provided outside the Barwon South-Western region into the State's rural areas including cancer services and heart surgery to communities through to the South Australian border, mental health services with a fully staffed mental health facility in Colac, and some community health services, including palliative care and carer respite services in Warrnambool and Colac.

Medical and Surgical Services include:
* Aboriginal Health
* Allied health: Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Dietetics, Social Work
* Anaesthesia
* Cardiology
* Dental Clinic
* Dermatology
* Emergency Department
* Endocrinology
* Gastroenterology
* General medicine
* Geriatric medicine
* HIV/STD medicine
* Hospital in the Home (HITH)
* Infectious diseases
* Intensive care
* Medical Imaging
* Neurology
* Nursing Services
* Oncology - medical
* Oncology - radiation
* Ophthalmology
* Outpatients clinic
* Paediatric medicine
* Pain Management Unit
* Palliative care
* Pathology
* Pharmacy
* Rehabilitation
* Renal Medicine
* Respiratory
* Rheumatology
* Stomal Therapy
* Stroke Unit
* Surgery: General surgery, Cardiac surgery, Ear, nose and throat surgery, Oral surgery, Orthopaedic surgery, Paediatric surgery, Plastic surgery, Vascular surgery
* Urology
* Women's and Maternity Services:
- Gynaecology
- Midwife managed Birthing Centre
- Neonatology
- Obstetrics

Quick Facts About The Region

Barwon Health is located in the suburb of Geelong, the council of Greater Geelong City and the federal electorate of Corio.