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Discover the latest health and well being news, information, tips, tricks and events as promoted by Otway Health.

Dr Denise Ruth returns from leave

We are pleased to welcome back Dr Denise Ruth to the Medical Centre as of Tuesday 18 September. Denise has lived in Apollo Bay for over 15 years and has worked here as a GP from 2001 to 2008, returning to the Medical Centre in January 2018 after a period working away...

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Do you have an Advanced Care Plan in place?

As we get older, having the discussion about end-of-life care wishes becomes an important part of helping to determine the kinds of decisions that you, your family and medical personnel may make in a medical crisis. If you haven’t thought about advanced care planning...

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Inspiring Collaborative Partnerships – ABDHF

In this edition of the Otway Health Check, Communications Officer at Otway Health, Sarah Bell chats with Andrew Buchanan from the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation about collaborative partnerships that help support our local community. Listen to the podcast...

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OHCAC Meeting – June 2018

At the OHCAC meeting in June, Health Coach Loren Jenkins, and Allied Health Assistant Louse Fairney, joined us to discuss chronic disease management, Committee Chair Joy Humphreys provided an update on the Integration Diligence Review, and Communications Officer Sarah...

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Celebrations all round!

Last week, volunteers and staff at Otway Health and Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House, together with South West Do Care and Peter MacDonald from Colac Otway Shire, took part in celebrating National Volunteer Week and Neighbourhood House Week. It was a...

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Celebrating National Volunteer and Neighbourhood House Week!

In celebration of National Volunteer Week and Neighbourhood House Week, Otway Health Volunteer Coordinator, Meloney Howell and Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House Coordinator, Sally Forrester chat to Bob Knowles about all of the wonderful things that volunteers do, and...

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Learn more about Apollo Bay General Practice

Otway Health CEO, Kate Gillan, and Apollo Bay General Practice Manager, Georgina Orchard, discuss Otway Health's ownership of Apollo Bay General Practice and vision for the future which includes GP workforce, sustainability and growing services. To stay up to date...

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In the event of an emergency, always call 000.


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Phone: (03) 5237 8500
PO Box 84, 75 McLachlan Street,
Apollo Bay Victoria 3233, Australia


Monday – Thursday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Weekends and Public Holidays: Closed

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