Health



Why are we closing hospitals?

In response to “NSW Health workers at breaking point?” (PP054): on the Northern Beaches there were two level 3 community-based public hospitals. They were both consequently run into the ground…











Bloodbikes make vital deliveries on the Coast

Volunteer riders for the medical courier service Bloodbikes Australia are making deliveries for diagnostic specialists Histopath on the Central Coast and the organisation is in discussions with the local Health…



Robotic surgery aids rapid recovery

A Bateau Bay man is the first patient to have undergone a procedure using a new robotic surgical system at Gosford Private Hospital. The da Vinci Xi surgical system by…




Each tiny rehab step has a big benefit

A Umina Beach local has spoken out about the challenges of rehabilitation after suffering a stroke earlier this year. Kevin experienced a stroke at home which was discovered to have…