Health




Somersby company fined over injured worker

Somersby based kitchen cabinet manufacturer, Wholesale Joinery Pty Ltd, has been fined in Sydney District Court, after a 55-year-old employee, fell 4.5 metres from atop a cool room. The Central…




Lions Club donates $12,000

The Chittaway Bay Lions, with help from the Australian Lions Foundation, have once again shown their support for Wyong Hospital with a donation of almost $12,000. The donation was given to the hospital’s…



Live Your Life Expo

For the first time, Diabetes NSW and ACT, is bringing its leading diabetes education event, the Live Your Life Expo, to the Central Coast on Saturday, May 12. The event…




Disability program receives federal funding

Central Coast Disability Network (CCDN), will launch a new disability advocacy program, Community before Corrections, to support people with cognitive impairment who are at risk of a custodial sentence in…



New surgeons set up rooms at Woy Woy

Two new surgeons with specialities in breast surgery and gastro-intestinal surgery have set up rooms at Woy Woy. Dr Mary Ling and Dr Simon Ghosh began operating and consulting at…


Dementia Alliance formed

A Central Coast Dementia Alliance has formed to help create a more dementia-friendly community on the Coast. The group of health workers, service providers, businesses and community representatives will work…



Ground-breaking flu vaccines now available

Central Coast residents who are most at risk of getting sick during this year’s flu season can now access a free influenza vaccine under the Federal Government’s National Immunisation Program….



New Gosford Hospital tower shown off

The Central Coast community was given a sneak peek inside the new Gosford Hospital tower on April 21. Member of the Legislative Council, Taylor Martin, said he was excited that…


Club campaigns against drink driving

A local bowling club will be promoting an anti-drink driving campaign, known as Plan B, on Anzac Day, April 25. Club Umina manager Mr Paddy Quigg said: “Plan B promotes…