Specialist Wound Care Service

The Wound Care Service provides specialist wound care assessment and management for complex wounds.

What services do we provide?

  • Illawarra Leg Ulcer Clinic at Dapto HealthOne Community Health Centre fortnightly (see below)
  • Leg Clubs at Warilla and St Georges basin - every Tuesday 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Referrals to the nursing Wound Care Specialists

Leg Ulcer Clinic

The Illawarra Leg Ulcer Clinic (ILUC) is staffed by community nurses and general practitioners with a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment leg ulcers.

ILUC is situated in the Dapto HealthOne Community Health Centre, located at 4 Marshall St Dapto.

The service caters for people:

  • with any lower leg or foot ulcers (Note: this excludes people with diabetes who should be seen in the Diabetic High Risk Foot Clinic).
  • who have been previously seen by a GP or a primary health nurse.
  • reside in the area covered by Wollongong, Shellharbour or Kiama local government areas.
  • are not currently under the care of a vascular surgeon.

How to book an appointment or make a referral

Health Professionals can make a referral through the Access and Referral Centre.

Referrals to the Illawarra Leg Ulcer Clinic must be done on their referral form.