Health



Scholarships in Radiotherapy Awards issued

Six young health professionals received awards at the Scholarships in Radiotherapy Annual Presentation Awards Ceremony, held at the Central Coast Cancer Centre, Gosford Hospital, on November 17. Director of Medical…


Special escalation system introduced

The Central Coast Local Health District has introduced a new program to allow patients and their families the opportunity to ‘REACH’ out for help when they notice a subtle change…


Watchman implant now available at North Gosford

Interventional Cardiologist, Dr Brendan Gunalingam, is bringing a procedure to Gosford Private Hospital that can assist in preventing strokes. The procedure is the introduction of the hospital’s first Watchman’s implant…


New Peer Worker positions funded

Local mental health consumers will benefit from the NSW Government’s investment in new Peer Worker positions within the Central Coast Local Health District. Member for Terrigal, Mr Adam Crouch, said…




Supported accommodation homes being built

Not-for-profit disability services provider, Central Coast Living Options (CCLO), is building two five-bedroom supported accommodation homes in Gorokan to help provide accommodation for people with a disability. A milestone ‘ground…




After breast cancer exercise program available

The YWCA NSW after breast cancer exercise program “Encore” helps women reclaim their wellness after experiencing this adversity and will run in Erina until November 30. “Being diagnosed with breast…



Pink Day raises $25,000

A Pink Day held at Empire Bay on Friday, October 13, has raised more than $25,000 to support the treatment of breast cancer. Over 200 women attended the function at…







Soiree to benefit cancer patients

Scholarships in Radiotherapy will hold its annual Japanese Garden Annual Soiree on October 29, to benefit cancer patients. The 2017 Scholarships in Radiotherapy research and education programme includes the addition…