Physiotherapy - Coledale Hospital - Outpatient Service


What the service is

Hospital based physiotherapy service for non-admitted patients.

What we do

Our physiotherapy team works in partnership with our patients to prevent and treat disease and disability optimising physical function in the following areas:

  • Orthopaedic
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Rehabilitation including neurological and amputees

How to access this service

Written referral from General Practitioner (GP), Specialist or a Hospital Emergency Department or Hospital Physiotherapist.

Referrals may be posted to the Physiotherapy Department at the Hospital.

What to expect

  • Individual sessions of goal based therapy with home exercise prescription. 
  • Group exercise sessions may be offered for some conditions.
  • Learn how to manage your condition independently.

What to bring

Any recent scan results, appropriate clothing to visualise the area affected, Medicare card, appropriate footwear. Shoes should cover the toes and heel and be well fitting (No thongs or floppy slippers). Bring any walking aids, glasses and hearing aids if required.

Contact Information

Coledale Hospital
638 – 646 Lawrence Hargrave Drive
Coledale NSW 2515
02 4267 0111

Monday to Friday 
8:00am - 4:30pm 

How to get there, including by public transport

  • Private transport
  • Public bus service, but still requires walking.
  • Train station, but still requires a few minutes walk.  

Car parking

Visitor parking, including disabled parking is available onsite

Advice for disabled in getting to the service

Disabled parking is available onsite

Our Staff

Head of Discipline - Physiotherapy

Anne Smith is the Physiotherapy Head of Discipline for the Illawarra and Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD). She brings 27 years’ experience in Physiotherapy, having worked in a variety of settings including Hospital, community, and private.

Anne is responsible for providing professional leadership of Physiotherapy services across the LHD including Hospital and community based services.

The ISLHD Physiotherapy Department provides a broad range of clinical services and is committed to providing a comprehensive, professional and timely service.