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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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Summer Health & Helping Hands

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...

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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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Summer Emergency Preparations

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...

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CEO provides update on Otway Health’s Services

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....

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All you need to know about Care Packages

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...

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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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Building the Team at Apollo Bay Medical Centre

Introducing Dr Dave Mullen. We are pleased to welcome Dr Mullen to the Apollo Bay Medical Centre team. Dr Mullen is vocationally registered and a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners. He hails from Galway on the west coast of Ireland and has been a...

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