Health

Doctor calls for better communication

Local emergency doctor, Dr Ash Bowden, is encouraging more medical professionals on the Central Coast to join the #HelloMyNameIs badge campaign, an initiative aimed at improving communication between staff and patients.


Tesch shares her own experience with DV

Member for Gosford, Liesl Tesch, has opened up about her personal experience with domestic violence as NSW Parliament debates new regulations following a string of bad statistics for the Central…



Wellness Centre is ideal for seniors

The Warnervale Wellness Centre is the perfect place for seniors to hang out, where they can connect with other seniors and participate in a wide range of activities designed to…


Home birth is an option

Home birth is becoming increasingly popular on the Central Coast, with Georgia Lienemann of Jilliby saying that she chose home birth twice because she wanted to feel empowered and in…



Cancer survivor Rebecca is So Brave

Rebecca Baldwin from Narara has stepped out of her comfort zone, stripping off to be painted for the 2022 So Brave calendar to raise breast cancer awareness. The calendar features…



Beware of low bone density

Carole David of Glenning Valley has always lived a healthy active life, so it came as a huge shock to be diagnosed with osteopenia, or low bone density, just after…





Jack rides for mental health

On the day marking two years after an accident that left Jack McBride with a brain injury, the 23-year-old will leave on an 800km journey, cycling from the Central Coast…



Vaccine rollout at GPs to begin March 22

With the first tranche of the COVID-19 vaccine already being delivered at aged care facilities, Peninsula GPs are preparing for the next stage of the rollout, set to commence at…



Aged residents the first to be vaccinated

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations has finally hit the Peninsula after delays to the scheme resulted in disappointment from aged care providers. Some residents at Peninsula Villages were the first…



Five generations together

According to the World Bank, the average life expectancy for an Australian is just shy of 83 years old, something that Hamlyn Terrace resident Gladys (Glad) Packer surpassed years ago….