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Physiotherapy Hydrotherapy - Royal North Shore Hospital

Level 3

Acute Services Building

Royal North Shore

Reserve Rd

St Leonards


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Physiotherapy Hydrotherapy - Royal North Shore Hospital

Contact us

General enquiries: (02) 9463 1809

Referrals phone: (02) 9463 1809

Fax number: (02) 9463 1068

Additional contact information:

The service is operated from Royal North Shore Hospital but the aquatic physiotherapy treatment is completed in the hydrotherapy pool at The Graythwaite Rehabilitation Centre, next to Ryde Hospital

Opening hours

Monday: 08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday: 08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday: 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday: 08:30 - 16:30
Friday: 08:30 - 16:30

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 What we do

Royal North Shore Hospital aquatic physiotherapy service is an outpatient service conducted in warm water.

We care for people with back and joint pain and reduced movement. People with osteoarthritis or bone and joint conditions. People who struggle to exercise on land and post-surgical patients.

 What to bring


Scan results

List of current medications

Medicare card

Please wear loose comfortable clothing to the assessment

Please bring own swimwear, towel, drink bottle, emergency medication and sugary snack (if diabetic) to the pool.

 When to visit us

The patient should reside within the North Shore area.

The aquatic physiotherapy medical clearance form needs to be completed by the patient's treating doctor.

Aquatic physiotherapy medical clearance form

 How to visit us

 Referral information

GP referral 

Medical referral

Once a referral is received a land-based assessment must be completed by a physiotherapist at Royal North Shore Hospital to determine the suitability of aquatic physiotherapy and establish collaborative goals of such therapy.

 Other information

Other information:

Is there a cost to patients to attend the clinic?

No, the service is covered by Medicare.

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