Critical Care Appeal

Life can change in a flash, we see it so often, where a split second can turn a precious life upside down. It is in these critical life-changing moments, that our local health service can make all the difference. 

The Need

About the Appeal

Barwon Health’s critical care departments are an incredibly busy place, servicing a huge catchment area of roughly 500,000 people. It’s here urgent care is given to patients of all ages and walks of life from infants and toddlers, adolescents, adults and elderly - covering a diverse patient population.

The Equipment

What we are fundraising for

Specifically, we are aiming to fund a number of pieces of equipment, including an ultrasound machine for theatre, ECGs for multiple wards and a cutting-edge laryngoscopic intubation video system for critical care. This device is designed for comprehensive and flexible airway visualisation, helping clinicians respond quickly and safely to emergency situations where intubation is required.

It’s modern equipment like this that makes all the difference.

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How to show your support...


Make a donation.
Your support will help to purchase of critical equipment, for our local health service Barwon Health.


Sign up to support our fundraising activities. Did you know just an hour of your time can help raise hundreds of dollars?

Host a BBQ

Join Barwon's Biggest BBQ, our newest and tastiest fundraiser - fire up the barbie in June in support of the Critical Care Appeal.

Shop with a partner

We have a range of local shopping partners, who will donate a percentage of sales to the purchase of critical equipment. Click here to view.

Sign up to Dry July

Go Dry this July and raise funds to support Barwon Health's Andrew Love Cancer Centre and cancer services. You can sign up here.

21-23 June

Our Critical Care Appeal Weekend is an opportunity for the local community to unite and fundraise to support the purchase of new medical equipment for Barwon Health.

State-of-the-art equipment to allow University Hospital Geelong to continue doing what it does best… providing best care and saving lives.

It’s a weekend where we call upon community groups, workplaces, sporting clubs, schools and individuals to give back to the local health service that is always there for them.

Your Impact

Read Ajays's Story

Hello, my name is Ajay Manchandani.

Some people say I’m lucky to be here, but I think more than luck helped keep me alive when I suddenly fell critically ill. 

Life can change in the blink of an eye and when it does you want to know that the very best care and equipment is there waiting for you.

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