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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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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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Anzac Day Ceremony

Otway Health management and staff thank local RSL leader Edmond Shea alongside RSL Chaplain John Roland, RSL member David Swann and bugle player Bradley Saul for a lovely service at Otway Health to commemorate Anzac Day 2017.

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Over $371K of extra funding to Otway Health

Otway Health is pleased to announce that our 2016 application to the Department of Health and Human Services (Victoria) for funding from the Regional Health Infrastructure Fund has been successful. In an announcement last Friday, Otway Health received the news that...

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Richard Riordan Opens New Resuscitation Facilities

Otway Health held the opening to its newly refurbished Resuscitation Room on Thursday 30th March and was pleased to host Richard Riordan, MP, Polwarth alongside Cynthia Scherer from the Give Where You Live Foundation in Geelong. In 2016 Give Where You Live provided...

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Your Health Check on the Radio

There is always a great deal going on at Otway Health. CEO Debra Cerasa talks to Bob Knowles about what is actually happening right now, what the local community can expect in the future and how best to share your thoughts, opinions and...

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Joint Announcement

Otway Health and the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation Following several months of discussion and planning, the Otway Health (OH) Board of Directors together with the Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation (HF) Trustees are pleased to make the following...

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Official Opening Event – Community Invitation

Otway Health Board, CEO and Management invite you to join Richard Riordan, MP Polwarth and the Give Where You Live Foundation at the official opening of Otway Health’s newly refurbished Resuscitation Room. This refurbishment could not have occurred without the...

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