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Media Releases

Read the latest media releases from Otway Health regarding new programs, nominations, donations and important public health and well being news.

A Joint Proposal to Combine and Strengthen Health Services

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...

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Otway Health’s Green Solar Project Begins

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...

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Otway Health joins the GoodSAM movement toward saving lives

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...

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Future partnership looks bright

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...

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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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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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