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Casual Appointment to Otway Health Board of Management

The Minister for Health, the Hon Jill Hennessy MP, is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions on the Board of Management of Otway Health. The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring every Victorian receives safe and high quality healthcare....

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Integrated Primary Care Review

JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT - Integrated Primary Care Review Otway Health and the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation Otway Health’s Board Directors, together with the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation, are pleased to report that the Integrated Primary Care...

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Australia-wide Rollout of GP Helpline

From July 1, the Federal Government will introduce a new General Practitioner (GP) Helpline. This helpline is intended for people whose health condition cannot wait for treatment until regular GP services are next available. The GP Helpline is not intended for people...

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Tea Talks

Otway Health will be holding a series of small conversational groups for the community to meet with interim CEO Kate Gillan and members of the Otway Health Board.  These talks are designed to facilitate two-way conversations that will help strengthen Otway Health as...

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Marrar Woorn Radio #2

The local Apollo Bay Community House is bristling with activity this month. Tune in as co-ordinator Jodi Anderson outlines just a few of the many learning...

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Carers Lunch Event

Barwon Health Carers Support together with Alzheimer’s Australia and Otway Health invite those providing care to family or friends in the community to a special lunch; Tuesday June 6th at the Apollo Bay Hotel at 11.30am. There will be special guest speakers and the...

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Welcoming Kate Gillan – acting CEO

This month Otway Health welcomed Kate Gillan as acting CEO.  Kate is the CEO of Lorne Community Hospital and will be the CEO of both organisations concurrently. Kate has extensive experience delivering health services along the Great Ocean Road and brings a working...

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Great Ocean Road Running Festival

It was a perfect weekend for running and being healthy for the Great Ocean Road Running Festival (GORRF) last weekend. Otway Health organised the market hub for the 2017 GORRF and offered on the spot health checks to all those in need. The market hub for GORRF was...

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Improving Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services for the Region

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services have commenced staff training for the Better Care Victoria funded project with Otway Health and Lorne Community Hospital. This project will deliver remote access telehealth recovery services to the Southern Otways region and...

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National Volunteer Week

For National Volunteer Week this year, Otway Health’s Volunteer Program Coordinator, Meloney Howell, organised a Mad Hatters morning tea for our volunteers in celebration of the support they offer this organisation every day. Otway Health is very lucky to have over...

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Announcement from the Otway Health Board

The Otway Health Board is pleased to announce that Kate Gillan, current CEO Lorne Community Hospital has agreed to also act as Otway Health’s CEO for an interim period. Kate will work across both organisations, providing direction and support for staff. Kate will...

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Marrar Woorn Radio

Join Jodii Anderson from Apollo Bay's Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House as she outlines some of the many exciting activities you can enroll in.  She has been structuring the program around small business owners - great news for all the entrepreneurs out...

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Farewell Debra and Kathleen

This month Otway Health said farewell to CEO Debra Cerasa and interim Director of Clinical Services, Kathleen McLaughlan as we wish them all the best in the next stages of their careers. Incoming Director of Clinical Services, Pam Charnock, commenced at Otway Health...

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A Week of Free Events

Next week is National Volunteer Week as well as being Neighbourhood House Week. In celebration of both Otway Health's Volunteer Coordinator and Marrar Woorn Coordinator have joined forces to present a series of free events open to the community. Here's the program for...

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