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Gynaecology and Gynaeoncology

Physiotherapy in gynaecology operates within the Women’s Health Unit at Mater Mothers’ Hospital and includes evidence-based management of gynaecology and gynaeoncology patients from pre-op, acute post-op through to post discharge care.

Outpatient care provides this patient group with conservative management of pelvic floor dysfunction and pelvic organ prolapse.

Most gynaecological patients requiring surgery are advised to attend a pre-operative physiotherapy class detailing the recommended preparation prior to their surgery and advice for the acute post-operative period and future management.

Further outpatient care may involve the conservative management of various forms of pelvic floor dysfunction.

To find out more about conservative management and our pelvic floor physiotherapy services, please follow the link to pelvic floor dysfunction and continence physiotherapy.

How to access our services

Eligibility

Women who are registered to have their surgery at Mater Mothers’ Hospital are eligible for physiotherapy.

Services, eligibility criteria, and cost to the patient will vary according to the type of surgery, referral and whether you are a registered patient at Mater Mother’s Hospital.

Most patients will be eligible for our services within the hospital at no charge however there may be a fee associated with some classes, products and services. Please speak with our staff for further information regarding access to these services.

Referral

Referral requirements vary according to the area of women’s health or type of surgery, and whether you are an existing patient at our hospital. Please speak with our staff for further information regarding access and referral to our services.

Location

Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapy provides non-insured outpatient services and pre-operative classes on Level 2, Mater Hospital Brisbane. All post-operative inpatient services are provided within the Women’s Health Unit, level 9, Mater Mothers’ Hospital.

These locations can be found on the South Brisbane campus map.

For all insured surgical patients, follow the link to Mater Private Hospital and for all insured outpatient services, please visit Mater Health and Wellness.

Parking

Please refer to the campus map for public parking locations.

Contact Us

Telephone 07 3163 6000 and follow the prompts
Facsimile 07 3163 1671

Mater Mothers - Continence & Women’s Health Physiotherapy
Allied Health Reception
Mater Hospital Brisbane, Level 2
Cnr Raymond Tce and Stanley Street
South Brisbane Qld 4101

Hours of operation

Allied Health Reception and Outpatient Services:
Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm. Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Inpatient Clinical Services:
Mater Hospital Brisbane: Monday to Sunday, 7.30am to 4.00pm
Mater Mothers Hospitals: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.00pm, Saturday and Sunday 7.30am to 1.00pm.

Out of hours evening shift (Monday-Friday) and oncall services are provided across Mater Hospital Brisbane and Mater Mothers Hospitals based on clinical need and medical referral.

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