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.

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 dark about My Aged Care? We can help.

In this edition of the Otway Health Check, Assessment Officer and Social Support Coordinator, Pollyanna Day takes us through the My Aged Care process with Communications Officer, Sarah Bell and Segment Producer, Bob Knowles. Polly provides insight into My Aged Care...

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There’s never been a better time to volunteer!

Volunteer Coordinator, Meloney Howell and Second Sails Auxiliary Coordinator, Maree East discuss all things volunteering in this exciting edition of the Otway Health Check. Discover new community programs on offer and learn how you can volunteer at Otway Health and be...

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Don’t be sneezin’ this flu season!

Clinical Services Director, Alison Rodda and Nurse Practitioner, Brad Pickering discuss the importance of safeguarding yourself against Influenza in this edition of the Otway Health Check. See your local GP or pharmacist from mid-April to organise your flu vaccination...

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Food trails group, community bus run and more!

In this edition of the Otway Health Check, Community Services Manager, Anne Rout and Communications Officer, Sarah Bell discuss the benefits of joining a social support group, and introduce the community to a new program, 'Community Bus Run' - which provides access to...

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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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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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