Oamaru Hospital Services
Public Service, Community, Allied Health, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Liver), General Surgery, Laboratory Tests, Mental Health, Midwifery, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Older People's Health, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Radiology, Respiratory, Rheumatology
The Physiotherapy service's ultimate aim is to help people achieve their optimum recovery and return of function.
- inpatient treatment
- Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation (AT&R) services for the elderly
- outpatient treatment including referrals from general practitioners and outpatient clinics, in particular the Orthopaedic and Fracture clinics.
Conditions treated include respiratory, neurosurgical, musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and sports injuries.
Home visits are available for mobility assessments, e.g. walking frames and wheelchair assessments.
ACC patients can self-refer. Otherwise a referral letter from your GP or other health professional is required.