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Introduction Over the past 18 months, Otway Health and Lorne Community Hospital have explored how both health services can better share resources to ensure their long-term success and viability. This process has identified an opportunity to create a sustainable health...read more
Nick Salkeld, Chairman of the Otway Health Board provides an update on exploring the sharing of resources between Otway Health and Lorne Community Hospital. The exploration has identified additional opportunities for a sustainable health service along the Great Ocean...read more
Over the past 18 months, the Lorne Community Hospital and Otway Health Boards have been exploring our ability to share resources, to ensure the long term success and viability of our existing health care services. Our Medical Centres are now integrated and we are...read more
Sue Natt, a Second Sails volunteer at Otway Health, chats about the rewards of helping out and the need for extra op-shop volunteers over summer. Meloney Howell, the Volunteer Coordinator, also has a few words to say on volunteering, the Hospital and the Laura...read more
Work on Otway Health’s component of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) South West Solar Project commenced on Monday 19th November and is planned to be completed by Friday 23rd November. Otway Health has invested $80,000 into solar infrastructure that...read more
As summer approaches, Otway Health is rolling up it's sleeves to cover all contingencies. Kerry, coordinator of Facilities & Infrastructure, explains how we can prepare ourselves for the upcoming warm weather and bush-fire season. Carissa, Director of Corporate...read more
CEO of Otway Health and Lorne Community Hospital, Kate Gillan, provides an update of Otway Health's services including Primary Care, Medical Centre and Urgent Care, and explains the GP Registrar process and what plans are in place to manage the busy summer period....read more
In this special edition of the Otway Health Check, Practice Nurse, Anne Newton, and Nursing Student, Emma chat to Bob Knowles about Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and highlight just how important it is to know your body and to check your breasts regularly. If you...read more
Did you know that there are a range of Government subsidised services available to assist people to live at home longer? Community Services Manager, Anne Rout chats to Bob Knowles about the extensive range of community care in-home services available and how Otway...read more
A new smart phone app that uses GPS technology to alert emergency services and nearby medically trained professionals to an emergency situation is being launched in Apollo Bay though Ambulance Victoria, with participation from Otway Health. The GoodSAM app is...read more