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About Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital

The Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital (SDMH) provides acute Medical and Surgical services as well as Orthopaedic services. The hospital has an Intensive Care Unit that incorporates High Dependency and Coronary Care beds.

The hospital also provides Emergency Department services, with the Emergency Department located adjacent to the main entrance of the hospital.

As well as these clinical services, the hospital has a busy Obstetric Unit, and also provides services for children under 16 years of age.

Shoalhaven Hospital is networked with other hospitals in the Local Health District and a number of services are conducted as outreach services from Wollongong; these include Cancer Services and Renal Services.

Shoalhaven Hospital has a dedicated group of volunteers and it has strong links with a wide range of community groups.

The hospital is affiliated with the University of Wollongong and supports the training of Nursing, Medical and Allied Health staff. It also has links with the Rural Institute of Clinical Studies and a number of staff are undertaking studies with the Institute.

The entrance to our main public car park is off Scenic Drive, Nowra. Public buses stop just outside our Scenic Drive entrance.

The Shoalhaven Hospital is affiliated with the University of NSW, one of the premier medical teaching facilities in Australia. This affiliation assists us to provide an excellent level of care.