Neonatal - Special Care Nursery Shoalhaven Hospital


What the service is    

Neonatal inpatient services consist of a Special Care Nursery Unit providing care for newborns in the Shoalhaven region born 36 weeks or greater and those requiring emergency care and transfer.

What we do    

We provide specialised inpatient care for neonates born at 36 weeks or greater, as well as for babies born elsewhere who are transferring back for ongoing care in the Shoalhaven.

What to expect  

Acute clinical care for neonates with specialised care requirements including basic life support, feeding and growing, support with the establishment of breastfeeding, and the handing over of ongoing care to community care providers at discharge.

How to access this service

Inpatient services are initiated through Emergency departments, birthing units and other local health districts.

Contact Information

Scenic Drive
Nowra NSW 2540
02 4423 9387

Contact service for details

How to get there, including by public transport    

Closest bus stop: Scenic Drive entrance to Hospital

Car parking    

Parking available

Advice for disabled in getting to the service    

Disabled access available