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Monthly Message From Our Board Chair

Otway Health Board Chair, Nick Salkeld provides you with the latest Otway Health news and information, including our 24/7 Urgent Care Unit developments, and the recent appointment of our Social Worker, Amy Adair. Plus, opportunities for you to join the Otway Health...

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OHCAC Meeting – October 2017

At our meeting in October, updates about activities were provided by the CEO (Kate Gillan), and the Committee Chair (Joy Humphreys, Board Director) and we had a presentation from the Director of Clinical Services, Ali Rodda. We discussed the key themes emerging from...

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Meet Brad, our new Nurse Practitioner

Our newly appointed Clinical Nurse Manager / Nurse Practitioner, Brad Pickering joins the desk along with Clinical Nurse Manager, Ali Rodda to talk all things health and well being, including more information about the Nurse Practitioner role and an update on our...

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New Courses at Marrar Woorn

Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House will be busy in Term 4 with an exciting selection of courses to choose from. Enrol now into the Arts Lab program and learn how to take a painting from start to finish, or unwind with a relaxing Yoga session that frees the mind and...

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CEO Permanently Appointed to 30 June 2018

We are excited to announce the extended tenure of our CEO, Kate Gillan. A shared CEO arrangement between Otway Health and Lorne Community Hospital commenced earlier this year in May. This arrangement was recently reviewed by both Boards and it was agreed that Kate be...

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Otway Health receives Grant for new equipment

Otway Health has received an Equipment Grant to the value of $16,484.00 from the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation for the purchase of a new HoverJack and HoverMatt System. Chair of the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation, Ian Manton, was very pleased to...

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A message from our Board Chair

Over the past two months Otway Health Board members and CEO Kate Gillan have met with members of the community through ‘Tea-Talk’ sessions, to better understand community feelings and expectations towards us, your health and community care provider. Thank you to those...

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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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