Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale, TAS


Improving the health of our communities.


Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale

Opening Hours
Mon to Fri: 8.00am to 6.00pm
Sat: 9.00am to 11.00am
Closed Sunday and public holidays

2 Fosters Road
Scottsdale TAS 7260


Call: (03) 6352 2522

Medical Services 
General Practice, Vaccinations, Mental Health and Chronic Disease Management, Antenatal Shared Care, Emergency Care, Family Planning, Medicals – Employment & Insurance, Drivers, Men’s & Women’s Health, Skin Checks, Travel Medicine & Advice and Minor Surgery.

Billing Type
Ochre Health is a mixed billing practice. Bulk billing is available at the discretion of the individual doctor and as a general guide, pensioners (over 65 years of age), health care card holders and children under 16 years can be bulk billed at certain times during the day. Please ask our friendly reception team for more details. Please also note, we have systems in place to process your Medicare rebate claims on the spot.

Practice Manager

Dr Natalie Burch – General Practitioner

Dr Burch lived and worked in rural areas of Queensland prior to moving to Tasmania. She is our longest practicing GP; having worked at our surgery for 14 years. Dr Burch completed her training at the University of Queensland. She has a special interest in chronic pain, emergency medicine and medical education.  Outside of the office Dr Burch enjoys spending time with her family and playing her violin.

Dr Burch is not currently accepting new patients.


Dr Gretchen Stone – General Practitioner

Dr Stone and her family came to Scottsdale in 2005, ready for a year long working holiday. She has been here ever since.

Dr Stone studied medicine at the University of Minnesota/Duluth, which recruits rural students to become rural GPs. She completed her family practice residency in Salinas, California, caring mostly for spanish farmers. After practicing in both California and her home town of Loveland, Ohio, Dr Stone decided to work internationally.

Dr Stone has a special interest in obstetrics and has delivered many babies in the North Eastern Soliders Memorial Hospital. Delivery at NESMH is longer available, however Dr Stone is happy to be involved with the share care program of our maternity patients and their obstetrician. She is also passionate about caring for patients who find it hard to access health care.

Outside of the office Dr Stone enjoys spending time with her family, bushwalking and bike riding. She also relishes in the opportunity of volunteering her time as a doctor. She has volunteered with medical projects in El Salvador, Nicaragua and South Sudan.

Dr Eugene Obanor – General Practitioner

Dr Obanor practiced as a GP in Nigeria and Trinidad before coming to us in 2013. He has a special interest in surgery and procedural medicine.  Dr Obanor’s interests outside of work include soccer and lawn tennis.

Audiology – Australian Hearing

Australian Hearing consult at Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale every second Tuesday.

Services they offer include:

  • Hearing assessments and the fitting of hearing aids
  • Access to the latest digital hearing technology and a range of assistive listening devices
  • Repair and maintenance of hearing devices and supply of batteries
  • Ongoing follow-up care and advice
  • Rehabilitation programs

New clients require a GP referral. Clients who are eligible for this service include:

  • Pension Concession Card Holders
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card Holders
  • Department of Veterans Affairs White Repatriation Health Card Holder specifying hearing loss
  • Recipients of a sickness allowance from Centrelink

Contact Australian Hearing on 6332 4700 for appointments and enquiries.

Dietetics – Northern Nutrition & Dietetics

A dietetic service is provided by Stephen Hodgkinson from Northern Nutrition and Dietetics. No GP referral is required. However, eligible persons can access subsidised visit fees under the Enhanced Primary Care Program.

Contact Northern Nutrition and Dietetics on 0419 838 674 for appointments and enquiries. 

Physiotherapy – Bass Coastal Physiotherapy

A physiotherapist consults on Mondays at Ochre Medical Centre Bridport and Thursdays at the Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale.

This physiotherapy service is provided by Daleen Nel from Bass Coastal Physiotherapy. No GP referral is required. However, eligible persons can access subsidised visit fees under the Enhanced Primary Care Program.

Contact Bass Coastal Physiotherapy on 6382 2170 for appointments and enquiries.

Podiatry – Foot, Ankle and Rehabilitation Clinics

A podiatry service is provided by the Foot, Ankle and Rehabilitation Clinics.  No GP referral is required. However, eligible persons can access subsidised visit fees under the Enhanced Primary Care Program. This podiatrist attends Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale every Tuesday.

Contact the Foot, Ankle and Rehabilitation Clinics on 6327 1920 for appointments and enquiries.

Psychology – Tess Crawley and Associates

A psychology service is provided by Tess Crawley and Associates. Ask your GP for more information about this service.

Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale

2 Fosters Road
Scottsdale TAS 7260

Contact Details
Phone: 03 6352 2522

Ochre Medical Centre Bridport
Open 9.00am to 5.30pm
123 Main Street
Bridport TAS 7262

Contact Details
Phone: 6356 1500

Ochre Medical Centre Scottsdale are currently seeking a family friendly rental house within 10 minutes drive of the medical centre (2 Fosters Road).

We are looking to engage permanent doctors for Scottsdale for both the medical centre the Scottsdale hospital. A critical part of this is being able to provide good quality accommodation, so we are asking the community for their help. We are looking for a rental property located within a convenient distance to provide accommodation for visiting doctors. Ideally this would be furnished, but we are keen to look at all options and are happy to consider a longer lease.

If you or someone you know have a suitable property and would be interested in discussing this, please contact Cathy on 0477 334 465.



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