Physiotherapy - Port Kembla 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
  • Outreach Home Visits
  • 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 or fax 4223 8213

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

Port Kembla Hospital
89 -91 Cowper Street,
Warrawong NSW 2502
02 4223 8302

Monday to Friday 
8:00am - 4:30pm 

Reduced service between 12 noon and 1pm

How to get there, including by public transport

Bus Premier Illawarra Bus
Community transportation
Half price taxi vouchers available through your General Practitioner and Road Maritime Services

Car parking

Limited car parking spaces on site including disabled car parking places.  Street parking.

Advice for disabled in getting to the service

Limited disabled parking on site
Drop off zones available close to entry, then park in available spot.

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.