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Apollo Bay P-12 Students Perform for Our Residents!

On the afternoon of Friday 8 September, 2017 students from Apollo Bay P-12 College performed for our residents in the Otway Health Laura Pengilley Wing. Students from the junior years wowed residents, staff and parents with their outstanding musical...

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Advice for Spring Allergies

Director of Nursing and Clinical Services, Alison Rodda offers tips and advice about preparing for allergies this Spring season. Listen to the podcast below or download from 3ABR’s stream on...

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Maggie Magic at Marrar Woorn

This month's Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House segment on 3ABR Radio features special guest Maggie and the making of your own personal magic! Plus the latest news, events and upcoming courses at the House. Listen to the podcast below or download from 3ABR’s stream on...

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Otway Health Check – Nurse Practitioners

Director of Nursing and Clinical Services, Alison Rodda and Nurse Practitioner, Dr Jane O'Connell discuss Otway Health's 24/7 service model featuring nurse practitioners and Telehealth. Listen to the podcast below or download from 3ABR's stream on...

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A successful accreditation process for Otway Health

We are pleased to announce that after undergoing an intensive accreditation process last week, the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) will be submitting a recommendation that full accreditation for Otway Health be awarded. The National standards...

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Alcohol and other Drug Recovery Project 2017

Rural and Regional Victoria have long been identified as hot spots for drug and alcohol misuse however like Otway Health and Lorne Community Hospital's catchment, many rural locations do not have capacity to provide integrated models of care for clients going through...

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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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