Outpatient Hand Therapy - Wollongong


What the service is

Wollongong Hand Therapy service is a centre-based outpatient service for patients with acute hand injuries.

What we do 

Provide therapy and splinting and management of acute hand injuries.

What to expect 

An initial appointment will be made following referral for assessment of your injury and discussion of treatment plan.

Who should access this service

Patients with and acute hand injury who have been referred by their treating specialist for Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy intervention.

How to access this service

Referrals are required and can be made from fracture clinic, GP’s, Allied Health and other hospitals. 

Referrals can be faxed or presented to Allied Health Reception.

What to bring

Your referral and any reports from your treating specialist

Contact Information

Level 5, C Block,
Wollongong Hospital,
384 Crown Street
Wollongong NSW 2500
02 4253 4500

8:00am - 4:00pm 

How to get there, including by public transport

The outpatient clinic is located on Level 5, C Block, Wollongong Hospital. Access to the facility can be gained off Crown Street or Loftus Street

Car parking

Available onsite at Wollongong hospital or surrounding streets. Please note time limits apply in some parking areas.

Advice for disabled in getting to the service 

Access to level 5 block C can be gained via the main entrance and utilisation of the C block lifts. 

For more information on transport options for Wollongong Hospital or visit NSW Public Hospital Parking and Directions website or download the HosPark App from App Store or Google Play.  

Our Staff

Head of Discipline - Occupational Therapy

Kate Andersen is the Head of Discipline for Occupational Therapy and Diversional Therapy. She also provides leadership to the equipment loan pools across the District. Kate brings a vast variety of clinical experience to the role, with almost 20 years within the local area.

The team of Occupational Therapists work in partnership with clients to maximise independence in their activities of everyday life, enhance safety and optimise their quality of life. Services are provided in hospitals, community health centres and in the home environment.