Health Services

The following pages provide a variety of child health and wellbeing resources and links for children and families:

 

Types of health services

Baby Health Clinics

Kids of Macarthur Foundation

Hospitals

Chemists/Pharmacies

Medical Centres

Men's and Women's Health


Types of health services

  • Psychology and social work - May assist children with behavioural, emotional and social problems through counselling and therapy
  • Occupational Therapy - Offers assessment and therapy for children having trouble with activities such as handwriting, colouring-in and drawing, cutting out and tying shoe laces. This therapy may be offered individually or in group/school programs
  • Physiotherapy - This service assesses and treats children having difficulties with balance, co-ordination, pigeon-toes, knock-knees and low strength
  • Speech Pathology - Paediatric Speech Pathologists assess, diagnose, and treat speech and language disorders in children. Therapy may be offered individually or in group/school programs
  • Audiology - This service provides assessement of children's hearing and middle ear  function.

 

Referrals for the above services are often made by professionals, however parents/carers can contact the service directly. To locate these health services in Camden please use the yellow pages to search for local listings.

Alternatively Narellan Community Health Centre has a range of services available:

Address: 14 Queen St, Narellan NSW 2567
Phone:  (02) 4640 3500

As does Oran Park Family Health and Macarthur Children's Developmental Clinic.

Address: Shop 8E Oran Park Podium, 351 Oran Park Drive, Oran Park
Phone: (02) 4634 2000

 


Baby Health Clinics

Early Childhood Centres are staffed by experienced Midwife/Child & Family qualified nurses.  This is a FREE service provided to parents/carers by NSW Health.

Child & Family Nurses offer support, information and recommended health checks for your baby, as outlined in the Personal Health Record (blue book).  Health checks include growth and development of the child, information and appropriate resources relevant to the age of the child and concerns of the parent/carer. 

 

Macarthur Child and Family Nursing Team

The Child and Family Nursing Team seeks to provide a flexible and family based service to families and children living in Macarthur. Child and family nurses provide health education and promotion in the form of baby clinics, parenting groups, individual client care and primary school involvement. Nurses attempt to contact every new mother within one week of discharge from hospital and offer a home visit for the first visit after the baby's birth.

 

Camden Early Childhood Clinic
Address: Oran Park Drive (before main entrance, corner of Oran Park shooping Centre, opposite the carpark).
Phone: 1800 455 511 (SW Sydney Intake Line).

 

Narellan Community Health Clinic
Address: 14 Queen St, Narellan NSW 2567
Phone:  (02) 4640 3500


Kids of Macarthur Foundation 

 

Address: Argyle Street, Camden
Postal: PO Box 494, Campbelltown
Phone: (02) 4655 5022
Website: click here

Kids of Macarthur Health Foundation is a local children's health charity established to raise funds to purchase pediatric medical equipment to enhance the level of health care offered to local children being treated at Campbelltown and Camden hospitals.  Funds also support numerous children's community health programs. Research is also being conducted to establish preventative programs for children's health issues specific to Macarthur. 


Hospitals

Camden Hospital
Address: Menangle Rd, Camden NSW 2570
Phone:  (02) 4634 3000

Services at Camden Hospital include:

- Ante & Post Natal Care
- Allied Health & Support Services - Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Radiology
- Palliative Care
- Emergency Department and Medical Transfer Unit

Camden Hospital now has a Karitane service, this includes a residential service offered to mothers & fathers whose babies are not settling or not feeding well, parents who are anxious or have post natal depression. Click here for more information.

Karitane also has a very helpful parenting website My baby and Me, click here to view.

 

Campbelltown Hospital
Address: Therry Road, Campbelltown NSW 2560
Phone:  (02) 4634 3000

Services at Campbelltown Hopsital include:

- Cancer Therapy
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Child & Adolescent Medicine
- Intensive & Crtitical Care Units

 

Macarthur Private Hospital
Address: 92-96 Dumaresq St, Campbelltown NSW 2560
Phone:  (02) 4625 3721  


Chemists

Blooms the Chemist
Address: 146-148 Argyle Street, Camden NSW 2570
Phone:  (02) 4655 9324

Camden Pharmacy
Address: 91 Argyle Street, Camden NSW 2570
Phone:  (02) 4655 8875

Camden South Pharmacy
Address: 4/54 Flinders Ave, Camden South, NSW 2570
Phone: (02) 4655 3339

Garden Gates Pharmacy
Shop 2/240 Mount Annan Drive, Mount Annan NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4648 1818

Harrington Park Pharmacy
Address: Harrington Park Plaza, Fairwater Drive, Harrington Park NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4648 1686

Narellan Chemmart
Address: Shop 12 Narellan Town Centre, Narellan NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4646 1677

Priceline Pharmacy Narellan
Address: Shop 44 Narellan Town Centre, Narellan NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4647 1430

Pharmacy Express Mount Annan
Address: 1 Main Street, Mount Annan NSW 2567
Phone:  (02) 4647 4820

Sinclairs Pharmacy
Address: 130 Argyle Street, Camden NSW 2570
Phone:  (02) 4655 9275

Elderslie Pharmacy
Address: 37 Hilder Street, Elderslie NSW 2570
Phone:  (02) 4658 0580

Terry White Chemist Oran Park
Address: Oran Park Podium, 351 Oran Park Drive, Oran Park NSW 2570
Phone:  (02) 4623 1224


Medical Centres

Macarthur GP After Hours Service
Campbelltown Hospital
Therry Road, Campbelltown
Phone: (02) 4634 3290

Argle Street Family Practice
Address: 120-130 Argyle Street, Camden NSW 2570
Phone: (02) 46 60 0530

Harrington Park Medical Practice
Address: Harrington Park Plaza, Ground Floor 23 Fairwater Drive, Harrington Park NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4648 1666

The Queen Medical Centre
Address: Narellan Town Centre, Narellan NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4647 4561

Camden Central Medical Centre
Address: 70 John Street, Camden NSW 2570
Phone: (02) 4655 9950

Camden Family Medical Centre
Address: Unit 3, 3-15 Murray Street, Camden NSW 2570
Phone: (02) 4655 9797

Camden Family Practice
Address; 25 Broughton Street, Camden NSW 2570
Phone: (02) 4655 9558

Camden Medical Centre
Address: 167 Argyle Street, Camden NSW 2570
Phone: (02) 4655 5666

Camden South Family Medical Centre
Address: 4/54 Flinders Ave, Camden South NSW 2570
Phone: (02) 4655 6571

Camden Xray (Macarthur Diagnostic Imaging)
Address: 37 Broughton Street, Camden NSW 2570
Phone: (02) 4655 7866

Garden Gates Medical Practice
Shop 2/240 Mount Annan Drive, Mount Annan NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4648 1166

Argyle Street Healthcare
Address: 130 Argyle Street, Camden NSW 2570
Phone: (02) 4655 6999

Mount Annan Medical Practice, Allergy & Skin Cancer Clinic
Address: 349 Welling Drive, Mount Annan NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4647 1888

Narellan Gardens Medical Practice
Address: 13 Somerset Avenue, Narellan NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4647 6211

Oran Park Family Health
Address: Shop 8E Oran Park Podium, 351 Oran Park Drive, Oran Park
Phone: (02) 4634 2000

Schwarz Family Practice
Address: 37 Hilder Street, Elderslie NSW 2570
Phone: (02) 4658 0580

The Good Shepherd Clinic
Address: 13 Main Street, Mount Annan NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4647 3000

Ultra Care Medical Centre
Address: Shop no 15/17, Mount Annan Market Place, 11 - 13 Main Street, Mount Annan NSW 2567
Phone: (02) 4647 1666


Men's and Women's Health

The Benevolent Society- Centre for Women's Health
Address: 288 Queen Street, Campbelltown NSW 2560
Phone: (02) 4633 3777

WILMA Women's Health Centre
Address: Lot 22 Bugden Place Campbelltown NSW 2560
Phone: (02) 4627 2955

Men's Health Education Service
Phone: (02) 9785 5232

Mensline Australia
Phone: 1300 789 978