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Read the latest media releases from Otway Health regarding new programs, nominations, donations and important public health and well being news.
Otway Health would like to invite the community to join us for afternoon tea on Tuesday 30 April at 3pm to explore and celebrate the successful refurbishment of the Laura Pengilley Wing and to help us thank the residents and their families, the staff and contractors...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
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
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
The health services in Lorne and Apollo Bay have continued exploring imaginative collaborations that might further strengthen their growing relationship. These collaborations are intended to future-proof health services along the Great Ocean Road. We have held public...read more
Over the past three months the Boards of Management of Otway Health and Lorne Community Hospital explored further opportunities for sharing of resources and potential partnership in new health initiatives. In summary, these discussions found that by working closer...read more
The Boards of Management of Otway Health and Lorne Community Hospital have now formally committed to exploring further opportunities for sharing of resources and potential partnership in new health initiatives. This would build on a strong recent history of successful...read more
Pictured: Anthony Mandic, Team Leader, Ambulance Victoria – Apollo Bay Branch (left), Bradley Pickering, Nurse Practitioner, Otway Health (right). Otway Health, in conjunction with Ambulance Victoria has endured a busy, but successful summer period in tending to the...read more
Remote Drug and Alcohol Recovery for Southern Otway’s Region Program announced as finalist for VicHealth Award
Lorne Community Hospital (LCH), in conjunction with Otway Health and Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery in Geelong has been named as a finalist in health promotion’s night of nights – the VicHealth Awards. The Remote Drug and Alcohol Recovery for Southern Otway’s...read more
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...read more
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...read more