Adult Outpatient Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists are experts in movement and function who work in partnership with their patients, assisting them to overcome movement disorders, which may have been present from birth, acquired through accident or injury, or are the result of ageing or life-changing events.

Physiotherapy can help recover from injury, reduce pain and stiffness, and increase mobility. A physiotherapist can also help you prevent further injury by listening to your needs and working with you to plan the most appropriate treatment for your condition, including setting goals and treatment outcomes.

Services Include:

  • Braces
  • Hand therapy
  • Joint pain
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Plastering
  • Pre- and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Splints
  • Walking boots.

Services available at these locations

Bellingen

Referral Process
Referral is required from a General Practitioner or Clinical Specialist, or other treating health practitioner.  

Hours of service
Outpatient physiotherapy: Monday –Friday 13:30- 16:00

Contact Details
Physiotherapy Department: (02) 6659 5836
Please fax referrals to: (02) 6655 1838

Camden Haven

Physiotherapy Department
Camden Haven Community Health Centre
Laurieton, NSW 2443

Fax 02 6559‑9840

This service includes:

  • amputees
  • pain:
    • headaches and whiplash
    • musculoskeletal including spinal and peripheral joint pain
  • plastering
  • rehabilitation:
    • neurological rehabilitation
    • pre- and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • sporting injuries
  • walking aids:
    • orthotics
    • braces
    • splints
    • walking boots

Referrals

  1. mail a referral letter to Physiotherapy Department, Camden Haven Community Health Centre, PO Box 20, Laurieton, NSW 2443, or
    • fax a referral letter to (02) 6559‑9840.
  2. Include the following information:
    • the patient’s diagnosis and symptoms (particularly neurological)
    • how long they have had it
    • if it is affecting activities of daily living or if the patient is off work because of the injury.
  3. Referrals are triaged 1, 2, 3, 4 according to the injury and the time since the injury occurred. 
  4. For advice, email MNCLHD-PMBH-Physiotherapy@health.nsw.gov.au.
Coffs Harbour

To refer to Physiotherapy Services at Coffs Harbour specify the service you require and mail or fax your referral to the following address:

Coffs Harbour Health Campus Physiotherapy Department
345 Pacific Highway
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

Fax  02 6656 7687

Referrals are triaged according to assessed urgency.
For further information please contact:
Phone  02 6656 7700

Hours
8am – 4.30pm Monday-Friday except public holidays.

Kempsey

Kempsey District Hospital
Physiotherapy Department
River Street
Kempsey NSW 2440

Phone 02 6562 0294 *Voice message service if no answer
Fax 02 6562 0349

Hours
8am – 4.00pm Monday – Friday

Offering Telehealth consults – where appropriate

Adult Outpatients Refer via:

  1. Fax: 6562 0349
  2. Email: MNCLHD-KEMP-Physiotherapy MNCLHD-KEMP-Physiotherapy@health.nsw.gov.au
  3. In person / mail:
    For referrals to be accepted please include the following details:
     – Personal information: name, DOB, MRN, current contact number, address
    – Reason for referral/history of presenting complaint including date of injury (or time frame of symptoms)
    – Past medical history
    – Medications
    – Other important information relating to referral. For example; services or specialists involved in care, identifying if NDIS participant.

Triage – based on network clinical business priority criteria:

  1. Priority 1 – booked at time of contact
  2. Priority 2 – booked with urgency
  3. Priority 3 & 4 – placed on a wait list, could expect >3 month wait.
Port Macquarie

Physiotherapy Department
Port Macquarie Base Hospital
Wrights Road
Port Macquarie, NSW 2444

Fax  02 5524‑2139

This service includes:

  • amputees
  • pain:
    • headaches and whiplash
    • musculoskeletal including spinal and peripheral joint pain
  • plastering
  • rehabilitation:
    • neurological rehabilitation
    • pre- and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • sporting injuries
  • walking aids:
    • orthotics
    • braces
    • splints
    • walking boots.

Referrals

  1. mail a referral letter to Physiotherapy Department PMBH, Wrights Road, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444, or
  2. Include the following information:
    • the patient’s diagnosis and symptoms (particularly neurological)
    • how long they have had it
    • if it is affecting activities of daily living or if the patient is off work because of the injury.
  3. Referrals are triaged 1, 2, 3, 4 according to the injury and the time since the injury occurred. 
  4. For advice, email MNCLHD-PMBH-Physiotherapy@health.nsw.gov.au.
Wauchope

Physiotherapy Department
Wauchope Community Health
69 High Street
Wauchope  NSW  2446

Phone 6580 8065
Fax 02 6585 3441

This service includes:

  • amputees
  • pain:
    • headaches and whiplash
    • musculoskeletal including spinal and peripheral joint pain
  • plastering
  • rehabilitation:
    • neurological rehabilitation
    • pre- and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • sporting injuries
  • walking aids:
    • orthotics
    • braces
    • splints
    • walking boots.

Referrals

  1. mail a referral letter to Physiotherapy Department , Wauchope Community Health  69 High Street,  Wauchope  NSW  2446, or
  2. Include the following information:
    • the patient’s diagnosis and symptoms (particularly neurological)
    • how long they have had it
    • if it is affecting activities of daily living or if the patient is off work because of the injury.
  3. Referrals are triaged 1, 2, 3, 4 according to the injury and the time since the injury occurred. 
  4. For advice, email MNCLHD-WAU-Physiotherapy@health.nsw.gov.au