Health

Rotary club hears of family support

Umina Beach Rotary Club were visited by advocates an organisation supporting youth and families involved in the criminal justice system, Shine for Kids. Mr Dennis van Someren and Mr Stephen…


Youth forum hears from range of services

A Youth Leadership Forum organised by Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch has heard from a range of local services. These included Batyr, Headspace, Evolution Youth Services, RYSS, Brisbane Water…




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…