Osteoarthritis Chronic Care Program (OACCP)

This is a program to:

  • Optimise the conservative management of hip and knee OA
  • Improve strength, function and pain management before elective hip and knee joint surgery.

Services available at these locations

Camden Haven

Physiotherapy Department
Camden Haven Community Health Centre
Laurieton, NSW 2443

Fax 02 6559‑9840

Osteoarthritis Chronic Care Program (OACCP) visits CHCHC one day per week.

An inter-disciplinary osteoarthritis (OA) program to optimise the conservative management of hip and knee OA.

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 A, B or C according the injury and the time since the injury occurred. Patients who have received some other physiotherapy (e.g., EPC) are generally triaged as a C.
  4. For advice, email pmbhphysiotherapy@ncahs.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 Service
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.

Port Macquarie

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

Fax 02 5524‑2139

An Inter-Disciplinary Osteoarthritis (OA) program to optimise the conservative management of hip and knee OA-Nurse, Physiotherapy and Dietician.

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 A, B or C according the injury and the time since the injury occurred. Patients who have received some other physiotherapy (e.g., EPC) are generally triaged as a C.
  4. For advice, email pmbhphysiotherapy@ncahs.health.nsw.gov.au.