Health

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…



Choosing Hope Walk raised over $14,500

The Choosing Hope Walk, an initiative of Bears of Hope Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, was held at Saltwater Creek Reserve, along the Long Jetty Foreshore, on October 14. Bears…



Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk

Fundraising for the 2018 Central Coast Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Walk is ongoing, and the event founder and organiser, Margaret Sheridan, hopes that the 2018 campaign will be the…


Council is highest blood donor

Central Coast Council has topped local workplaces and is a national leader in donating lifesaving blood to the Red Cross’ appeal for urgently required blood and plasma. Council headed a…