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Paediatric Physiotherapy Outpatient Service - Hornsby Hospital

Outpatients Department

Level 1, Building 60

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

Palmerston Rd



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Paediatric Physiotherapy Outpatient Service - Hornsby Hospital

Contact us

Phone: (02) 9763 3555


Opening hours

Monday - Thursday: 08:00 - 16:30


 What we do

We routinely measure height and weight in all children as part of a child’s health assessment.


We provide physiotherapy services for infants, children and young people living in the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai local government area.

We provide assessment and treatment to children with health conditions; including orthopaedic, neurological, musculoskeletal and respiratory conditions.

We support families and children with:

  • rehabilitation after surgery, illness and fractures
  • acute and chronic pain management
  • discharge from neonatal intensive care and special care nurseries
  • other complex conditions affecting gross motor function

We also offer casting, splinting and bracing services as well as hydrotherapy.

 What to bring

  • Medicare card

 When to visit us

To access this clinic you must have a valid referral from a medical practitioner, physiotherapist, nurse or midwife.

You must be aged 0-18 years and live within the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai local government areas.


 How to visit us

Turn onto Palmerston Road from Edgeworth David Avenue. The Emergency entrance is just after the Burdett Street Intersection on the right. The Multi-storey carpark is further along after the Northcott Road junction.

Transdev bus 575 travels to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital from Hornsby and Turramurra railway stations. This picks up and sets down at the front of the Hospital on Palmerston Road. There are no buses to the Hospital from Waitara Station.

The closest railway stations are Hornsby and Waitara. Hornsby is accessible via both the main Northern Line and the North Shore Line. Waitara is on the North Shore Line. Transdev bus service #575 travels to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital from these stations.

From Hornsby Station – The distance to the Hospital is approximately 1.8km. If you wish to walk please note there are a number of hills. Exit the station on the George Street side via the pedestrian overpass.
From Waitara Station – The distance to the Hospital is approximately 1.5km. Exit the station on the Alexandria Avenue side. This walk is reasonably flat.

Hornsby Hospital has a multi-storey car park that offers 500 spaces and is located at Gate 2 (Palmerston Road). This carpark provides access for all areas across the campus.

Parking fees apply across the whole hospital in accordance with the NSW Health's hospital car parking fees policy and can be accessed here. Concessional rates apply to those who are eligible.

Disabled parking spaces are available in the multi-storey car park and also on Lowe and Palmerston Roads, though street parking availability is very limited. Your valid disabled parking permit must be displayed in your car at all times. Please do not park in restricted parking areas; you could be blocking access to emergency services.

 Referral information

  • GP referral
  • Nursing
  • Allied health referral
  • Medical referral

 Other information

Alternate location: Palmerston Building, Building 17, Gate 5, Derby Rd, Hornsby, NSW

You will be directed to the appropriate location when you are called with an appointment.

Adult supervision is required for initial appointments


Is there a cost to patients to attend the clinic?

There will be no charge for treatment if you have a Medicare card.

If you do not have a Medicare card there will be a cost per visit to access the service.

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