Kate Phillips (née Goode)

Tier 4 Clinical Director & Womens Health Physiotherapist
Payneham

Kate Phillips Physiotherapist

About Kate

Kate is the Clinical Director of ‘myPhysioSA for her’, and also works publicly at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital where she holds the position of Head of Unit, Women’s Health Physiotherapy and has worked in this team for 10 years.
Kate has a special interest in women’s health and pelvic floor rehabilitation and has undertaken postgraduate study in these fields at the University of Melbourne, as well as completing research into these areas.

Areas of Interest

  • Pelvic floor concerns including bladder and bowel conditions
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Pregnancy and postnatal care

Accomplishments

  • Masters of Physiotherapy (Coursework; Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy, Musculoskeletal Disorders in Women, Paediatrics)
  • Presentation at the 2016 Continence Foundation of Australia Conference
  • Women’s and Children’s Hospital 2015-2016 Friends Fellowship recipient
  • Committee member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Continence and Women’s Health Group
  • Member of the Continence Foundation of Australia

 

Research

  • Beaumont, T. & Phillips, K. (2021). Showcasing a model of care for women who sustain an obsetric anal sphincter injury at an Australian tertiary hospital. Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal. 27(2):32-39.
  • Goode, K., Beaumont, T. & Kumar, S. (2019). Timing is everything: an audit of process and outcomes from a pilot advanced scope physiotherapy model of care for women with pelvic floor conditions, Clinical Audit, (11): 1-10.
  • Goode, K. (2018). Evaluation of a digital health resource providing physiotherapy information for postnatal women in a tertiary public hospital in Australia. mHealth. 4-42.
  • Beaumont, T. & Goode, K. (2017). Identifying the pathway to conservative pelvic floor physiotherapy in a tertiarty public hospital in Australia: a restrospective audit. Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. 15(2).