Gosford Hospital


Hospital emergency staff stretched says Tesch

Member for Gosford, Liesl Tesch, has called on the NSW Government to increase health staff numbers across the Coast following a significant new report which identified a series of patient…



COVID cases more than double in a week

The coronavirus pandemic took a tragic turn last Thursday when the Central Coast recorded its first COVID-19 death during the current outbreak, with the passing of a woman in her…


Vaccine rates on par with rest of state

Almost 40 per cent of the Peninsula’s population is fully vaccinated as new COVID-19 cases continue to be announced on an almost-daily basis and there is a heightened focus on…







Palliative care unit finally opens

It has been a long push by all, but the Central Coast finally has its first dedicated in-patient palliative care unit. The 10-bed unit was officially opened by members from…



Doctor calls for better communication

Local emergency doctor, Dr Ash Bowden, is encouraging more medical professionals on the Central Coast to join the #HelloMyNameIs badge campaign, an initiative aimed at improving communication between staff and patients.


The Weekly News 5@5

This is Coast Community News 5@5 March 12, 2021. Topics this week: Central Coast Council Administrator Strikes – Member for Terrigal Adam Crouch Strikes Back – and the Administrator Returns…



Hospital staff and patients welcome back volunteers

Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) has welcomed volunteers back into Wyong and Gosford Hospitals. Volunteers were given the greenlight to recommence duties following further easing of COVID-19 restrictions across…


68 medical graduates join CCLHD

Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch, has welcomed 68 medical graduates to Central Coast Local Health District, part of the 2021 annual intake of…