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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...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
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Do you suffer from a chronic condition such as diabetes, asthma or cardiovascular disease? In this edition of the Otway Health Check, Allied Health Assistant Louise Fairney, Community Health Nurse Loren Jenkins, and Student Nurse Rosie, discuss holistic health care...read more
The Otway Health Board of Directors, together with the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation have been working together over the past 18 months to develop a plan for a long term, sustainable model of healthcare delivery that best meets the community’s needs. The...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more