Reception Staff:
Left to right:   Kay, Paula (Office Manager), Sandra, Dianne (Practice Manager), Kylie, Stephanie and Natalie.
The Otway Medical Clinic has a range of support staff: 
Practice Manager:  Mrs Dianne Loubey - Dip App. Sc
Dianne has been the full-time Practice Manager since 1996.
Office Manager:  Mrs. Paula Dare
Paula has been the full-time Office Manager since 1996
Reception Staff: Mrs. Helen Osbourne, Mrs. Sandra Mackrell, Mrs Kayleen McKay, Ms. Natalie Shields, Ms Stephanie Langdon, 
Ms Kylie Cann, Ms Kelly Backhouse (RN and Filing Clerk) .
Mrs Nicole Parker and Ms Bev Whelan (Holiday Relievers)  
Practice Nurses: Mrs. Carol Crabbe, Ms Sarah Newton, Mrs. Barbara Stephenson (RN and Health Assessment Nurse), Mrs Lisa Stewart ( Health Assessment Nurse - currently on Maternity Leave).       



Senior Practice Nurse Leader -Carol Crabbe joined the Practice Nurse team in 2011 and she has 25 years of nursing experience.

Carol has a special interest in all areas of General Practice Nursing and she regularly upskills in knowledge in Wound Care .




Practice Nurse Sarah Murfitt/Newton - Sarah is a local girl who has also completed her midwifery training. She works at  the Otway Clinic part time and also at Colac Area Health as a midwife.  Sarah has worked with us both during and post studies and she hopes to do further study in infant welfare nursing in 2020. . 




Practice Nurse  - Barbara Stephensen - Barb grew up on a farm at Eurack and she trained at the  Geelong Hospital in the '80's.  She has had a long career in nursing both in hospital and community settings. Barb has joined our team as a Practice Nurse and Health Assessment Nurse.   Barb has fantastic experience in Aged Care Nursing and she can assist patients who wish to complete paperwork for Advanced Care Plans and for the appointment of Medical Treatment Decisions Makers. 


Practice Nurse - Lisa Clayton/Stewart - Lisa grew up on a farm at Irrewarra and studied nursing at ACU in Ballarat.  Lisa works part time as a health assessment nurse and holiday reliever.  She is busy at home with infant daughters.  (Currently on maternity leave.)



File Clerk  - Kelly has a science degree  and nursing degree and she has been our part time file clerk for a number of years. She is excellent at updating files from correspondence received.