PMBH Social Worker Service

The Social Work Department provides a range of supportive services including:

•Coping emotionally with adjustment to illness and the impact on family, including carers

•Managing stress, depression and anxiety •Communicating with family, friends and medical teams •Practical, legal & financial concerns

•Effects of illness on self-esteem, confidence & lifestyle

•Carer stress

•Grief and loss issues.

Types of support provided:

•Professional support in adapting to serious & chronic illness

•Family conferences around important decisions

•Stress & anxiety management

•Assistance with practical, financial & legal matters •Information & referral to community resources


How to refer: Referrals are hospital internal referral. Patients and family/carers are welcome to self-refer.

AddressWrights Road
Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Phone02 55242000
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