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Shellharbour Hospital general infromation

Services at the Shellharbour Hospital

Services provided at Shellharbour Hospital

Aged Care

  • Geriatric Inpatient Beds
  • Outpatient Aged Care Clinics

Allied Health

  • Social Work
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dietician
  • Pharmacy

Medicine and Critical Care

  • Acute Medical Beds
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Acute Monitored Beds
  • Respiratory Inpatient Beds

Surgical Services

  • Operating Suite - performing approximately 3,000 procedures each year, comprising low risk general, laparoscopic, gynaecological, ophthalmic, dental and minor orthopaedic surgery
  • Day Surgery Unit - Mon-Fri
  • Surgical Ward

Mental Health Services

  • Mental Health Inpatient Units - 69 beds
  • Mental Health Adolescent Day Unit - 12 places, Mon-Fri

Other services

  • Satellite Outpatient Renal Dialysis Unit – 14 chairs, Mon-Sat
  • Midwifery and Family Health Centre - midwives, child & family health nurses, and social workers, providing primary health care services for women and families in the local community
  • Outpatient Clinics - including dental, , respiratory, renal, diabetes education, surgical, pre-admission assessment, endocrine, podiatry, asthma, geriatric, antenatal
  • Cardiac Treadmill Stress Testing
  • Physiotherapy Department - outpatient services provided
  • Medical Imaging/ CT Scanner
  • Pathology Services 

Interpreter Services

You can have an interpreter if you speak another language, including AUSLAN. This is a free service and is available seven days per week. Translation services can be provided in person or by phone. You can find more information on the Health Care Interpreter Services page.