Health

Problem gambling is everyone’s business

Many Central Coast families are dealing with stress and misery unnecessarily because they either are unaware of a local counselling service to help problem gamblers or are reluctant to seek…


SOKS helps reduce youth suicide

North Gosford Rotary Club has raised $50,000 this year for its successful project ‘Save Our Kids’ (SOKS) which aims to reduce the incidence of youth suicide on the Central Coast….









Shortage of doctors addressed

Communities on the Central Coast will find it easier to attract doctors following the Australian Government’s announcement of a new District of Workforce Shortage (DWS) system, according to Member for…


Dementia cannot be ignored

Updated dementia prevalence figures have supported the call for a comprehensive statewide dementia strategy to be implemented in NSW, across health, transport, policing, housing and other government services. Alzheimer’s Australia…


Free natural pregnancy event

A free Tapas ‘N’ Teach event on Pregnancy. Naturally, will be held at the Chavez Chiropractic Health Centre at Erina Plaza on Tuesday, March 31. The event aims to take…


Senate health committee hears damning evidence

The Senate committee investigating the nation’s health system has again heard evidence that the Federal Government’s health policy will cause serious and long-term problems, perversely inflate costs, increase the burden…




Kicked in the face by a horse

An 11-year-old girl was airlifted to the Westmead Children’s Hospital on Saturday, February 28, after she was kicked in the face by a horse in Somersby. The young girl was…


Dementia cannot be ignored

Updated dementia prevalence figures have supported the call for a comprehensive statewide dementia strategy to be implemented in NSW, across health, transport, policing, housing and other government services. Alzheimer’s Australia…