Health

Bowlers raise $16,000 for hospital equipment

The Peninsula’s annual Prostate Charity Bowls day has raised $16,000 for the Central Coast Local Health District. Umina Beach, Ettalong and Everglades Men’s Bowling Clubs raised the funds to go…



Wyong Hospital redevelopment plans unveiled

Designs have been unveiled for the Wyong Hospital redevelopment. Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch, Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Scot MacDonald, and Member of the Legislative Council, Taylor Martin,…


White Ribbon Information Day held

Central Coast Council’s White Ribbon Information Day event was held in Gosford’s Kibble Park on November 30. “A giant banner bearing the number 52 was a feature of the Day….


Historic Australian first spinal surgery at Gosford

A Gosford Private Hospital Neurosurgeon has become the first surgeon in Australia to successfully implant artificial spacers into the spine. Dr Marc Coughlan specialises in minimally invasive spinal procedures, including…




Local mother still grieving for daughter

Ten weeks on from the death of Mischelle Rhodes, the 19-year-old who died from meningococcal disease after being discharged from Gosford Hospital, her family is continuing to seek answers. Anjini…


Catch up immunisation sessions available

All high schools were advised that the School Immunisation Team from the Public Health Unit are offering free catch up immunisation sessions for students that missed their school vaccination sessions….



Chicken pox cases confirmed

Woy Woy South Public School has advised that there are a number of confirmed cases of chicken pox at the school. “We have had a small number of students diagnosed…