Health



More GPs announced for the Central Coast

Amid the critical shortage of GPs across the Central Coast, an announcement from the Albanese Government has flagged the change to Distribution Priority Area (DPA) classifications meaning local practices can…



Primary care staff feeling the strain

Primary carers in the region are suffering from a negative influence on their emotional and mental health after more than two years of living with the fall-out of the COVID-19…


Medications to help with COVID symptoms

With a spike in COVID cases expected on the Central Coast over winter, Medicare will cover a long consultation by a GP for the purpose of prescribing COVID-19 antivirals from…



Mental health meeting at Green Point

The National Mental Health Commission will conduct a meeting at Green Point as part of its Making Connections for Your Mental Health and Wellbeing program (Connections2022). Connections2022 is an outreach…



COVID pandemic is far from over

As the number of COVID deaths nationwide tops 10,000, Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) has issued a reminder that the pandemic is far from over, with between 2,000 and…