Otway Health Check


Listen to our latest podcasts featuring a range of health and well being information presented by our Clinical and Community team, plus regular updates and messages from our Board Chair.

It’s Seafood Week at Otway Health!

In this special bumper edition of the Otway Health Check, Clinical Services Director, Alison Rodda and Communications Officer, Sarah Bell get into the spirit of the Apollo Bay Seafood Festival and celebrate Seafood Week at Otway Health, discussing the exciting...

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New Year Health Check

Nurse Practitioners, Brad Pickering and Dr Jane O'Connell join Bob Knowles for an update on the new model of Urgent Care at Otway Health, and dispense some timely health advice for the holiday season including how to play it safe by the water, and tips on surviving...

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Staying healthy from the ground up.

Clinical Services Director, Alison Rodda talks about the importance of being aware of your surroundings when out and about this summer in the Otways. It's snake season, and Ali provides tips on protection and first aid against snakebites. Ali also discusses how to...

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Ali and Leo talk nursing.

Clinical Services Director, Alison Rodda discusses Otway Health's Registered Nurse Rural Pathways Program and talks about the need for nurses, and the big leaps in the quality of care at Otway Health. We meet Graduate Nurse, Leo and Ali entices him to stay in Apollo...

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Monthly Message From Our Board Chair

Otway Health Board Chair, Nick Salkeld provides you with the latest Otway Health news and information, including our 24/7 Urgent Care Unit developments, and the recent appointment of our Social Worker, Amy Adair. Plus, opportunities for you to join the Otway Health...

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Meet Brad, our new Nurse Practitioner

Our newly appointed Clinical Nurse Manager / Nurse Practitioner, Brad Pickering joins the desk along with Clinical Nurse Manager, Ali Rodda to talk all things health and well being, including more information about the Nurse Practitioner role and an update on our...

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New Courses at Marrar Woorn

Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House will be busy in Term 4 with an exciting selection of courses to choose from. Enrol now into the Arts Lab program and learn how to take a painting from start to finish, or unwind with a relaxing Yoga session that frees the mind and...

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Advice for Spring Allergies

Director of Nursing and Clinical Services, Alison Rodda offers tips and advice about preparing for allergies this Spring season. Listen to the podcast below or download from 3ABR’s stream on...

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Otway Health Check on 3ABR

The Otway Health Check is a fortnightly program airing on 3ABR Apollo Bay Radio on Tuesdays between 11.00am – 11.30am. Listen to the podcasts below or follow, listen and download from 3ABR’s stream on Podbean.


Urgent Care is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, with a team of medical and nursing professionals able to provide first line treatment and care.
In the event of an emergency, always call 000.


General Enquiries
Phone: (03) 5237 8500
Email: otwayhealth@swarh.vic.gov.au 
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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