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Counties Manukau Health Physiotherapy Services

Public Service, Allied Health, Cancer Network Group, Other


7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.


Our physiotherapy services are aimed at providing patients with the knowledge and skills to improve and manage their own health. We have an enthusiastic and dedicated team of 50 qualified physiotherapists to provide this service. They are assisted by nine healthcare assistants.

Physiotherapy services are provided across a variety of sites and settings in Counties Manukau DHB. They span Allied Health, the Spinal Rehabilitation Unit, AT&R Unit, Kidz First Child Development Service, and community teams from Howick to Pukekohe, encompassing approximately 60 staff.

The Physiotherapy Department works in conjunction with the AUT School of Physiotherapy in providing clinical education to undergraduate physiotherapy students.

Referral Expectations

A referral to physiotherapy can be made by any healthcare professional in writing directly to our team. For clarification on any service ring (09) 276 0277 and you can be linked to the specific service.


There are no charges for services to public patients if you are lawfully in New Zealand and meet one of the eligibility criteria set by the Ministry of Health.  If you do not meet the criteria, you will be required to pay for the full costs of any medical treatment you receive during your stay.

To check whether you meet the specified eligibility criteria, visit the Ministry of Health website

For any applicable charges, please phone the Accounts Receivable Office on (09) 276 0060.


7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Late clinics are available for some conditions.


  • Assessment Treatment and Rehabilitation (AT&R)

    Inpatient rehabilitation services to all patients in wards 4,5, 23, 24 who will benefit from improved function.… More

  • Bronchiectasis Clinic

    An outpatient clinic is held at Manukau SuperClinic on Wednesday and Friday mornings.… More

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

    A comprehensive 8 week programme is available to patients who have recently had a myocardial infarction, angioplasty, cardiac surgery or who are limited by angina or heart failure.… More

  • Children's Service

    Child Development Service is a community based team providing therapy to enable children with disability and their families/whanau to achieve their full potential in their daily lives.… More

  • Community

    This service is provided to clients of any age who are unable to access outpatient services or whose needs would be more appropriately met in the home.… More

  • Hand Therapy

    Hand Therapists are registered Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists who are specialised in assessing and treating injury and non-injury related conditions of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow.… More

  • Hyperventilation

    An outpatient service available for patients whose abnormal breathing pattern has a negative impact on their lifestyle.… More

  • General Musculoskeletal Outpatients

    This is a general physiotherapy outpatient service for adults (over 15 years of age) with any disorder affecting the bones and muscles of the body.  This may occur after surgery, injury or illness, arthritic conditions, broken bones and pain conditions.  Physiotherapy aims to help you regain and maintain usual function.… More

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    A comprehensive 8 week exercise and education programme is available for patients with pulmonary conditions whose disease limits their function, exercise tolerance and quality of life.… More

  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

    The Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit (ASRU) offers an inpatient rehabilitation programme, and outpatient reassessment and rehabilitation service.… More

  • Women's Health and Continence

    Obstetric patients may access inpatient or outpatient services to assist them with complications of pregnancy where physio is particularly effective e.g.… More

  • Green Prescription

    For a lot of us it can be a real challenge to start and maintain regular physical activity.… More

Services Provided

Hospitals and cancer treatment centres

  • Public hospitals

Supportive health

  • Physiotherapy

Cancer Types

Brain and Spinal, Head and Neck / Thyroid, Lung, Breast, Upper Gastrointestinal (Oesophagus / Stomach / Liver), Lower Gastrointestinal (Bowel / Rectum / Anus), Kidney, Bladder, Testicular, Prostate, Gynaecological, Leukaemia and Blood, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Sarcoma, Childhood Cancers, Others

Contact Details

Middlemore Hospital

South Auckland

7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Middlemore Hospital
Hospital Road

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Street Address

Middlemore Hospital
Hospital Road

Postal Address

Private Bag 93311
Auckland 1640
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 2:38PM on January 6, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Counties Manukau Health Physiotherapy Services.