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Waitematā DHB Physiotherapy - Pelvic Health Clinic

Public Service

Today

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Description

***Due to the current increased demands on health services due to COVID-19, the Outpatient Physiotherapy service is closed to all non-urgent appointments at this time and is not able to offer any face-to-face appointments until further notice. Where required, telephone or other telehealth options will be offered to patients who have been triaged as urgent by our physiotherapy team. ***
 
About the Service
 
The Pelvic Health Clinic provides help to adults for the following conditions:
 
  • stress incontinence
  • urge incontinence
  • faecal incontinence
  • pelvic floor dysfunction
  • pelvic organ prolapse
  • obstructed defaecation.

 

Pelvic Floor Muscles and Training Video

Hours

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Closed on public holidays.

Referral Expectations

***Due to the current increased demands on health services due to COVID-19, the Outpatient Physiotherapy service is closed to all non-urgent appointments at this time and is not able to offer any face-to-face appointments until further notice. Where required, telephone or other telehealth options will be offered to patients who have been triaged as urgent by our physiotherapy team. ***

 

Self or, with the patient's permission:

  • GPs
  • hospital staff
  • specialists, and
  • other health professionals.

 

Entry Criteria

  • Adults whose continence issue has the potential to improve with physiotherapy intervention. 
  • Patients already under the care of the District Nursing Service continence nurse specialist may be transferred to the Pelvic Health Clinic in consultation with the continence nurse specialist.

  

Exclusion Criteria

  • Obstetric patients are not eligible for this service.  The Maternity Service will see patients in the antenatal period and up to 6 weeks postnatally.  If further treatment is required after this time a referral will be made to Physiotherapy Outpatients for musculoskeletal issues or to the Pelvic Health Clinic for strengthening pelvic muscles.

 

Please telephone the Referral Screener for all requests, information and advice:
Phone: (09) 486 8945 ext 43222 (8.00am - 4.30pm; Monday to Friday)
Fax:     (09) 486 8997 (for referrals)

Contact Details

North Shore, Takapuna

North Auckland

  • Phone

    (09) 486 8945 ext 43222 (8.00am - 4.30pm; Monday to Friday)

  • Fax

    (09) 486 8997 (for referrals)

  • Website

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Waitakere Hospital

West Auckland

  • Phone

    (09) 486 8945 ext 43222 (8.00am - 4.30pm; Monday to Friday)

  • Fax

    (09) 486 8997 (for referrals)

  • Website

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This page was last updated at 3:11PM on March 23, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitematā DHB Physiotherapy - Pelvic Health Clinic.