Health

113 new nurses and midwives

A record 113 new nurses and midwives will launch their careers and begin working at Gosford, Wyong and Woy Woy Hospitals in 2020 as part of the Coast’s annual graduate…




Surgeons complete breast operation

Two surgeons have successfully completed a major breast operation at a local hospital. Breast and general surgeon Dr Mary Ling, and plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon Dr Mihaela Lefter, recently…




Doggie blood donors wanted

The Gosford Animal Referral Hospital has put the call out for blood donations. A spokesperson for the hospital said that they were in urgent need of canine blood donors after…



Elder Abuse Legal Aid Service launched

Older people on the Central Coast have a new service to protect them from physical, psychological, financial and legal exploitation. The Central Coast Elder Abuse Service launched in Gosford on…


Surgeons complete ground breaking procedure

Two Central Coast surgeons have successfully completed a ground breaking procedure. Breast and general surgeon, Dr Mary Ling, and plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon, Dr Mihaela Lefter, recently performed a…



Combined Lions Clubs donate bariatric bed

Lions Club of Chittaway Bay members were treated to a preview of some new equipment at the Long Jetty Health Care Centre in December. Members had recently pooled their fundraising…


Hairdressers spot skin cancers

A trip to your hairdresser could help save your life.That’s the message from a local surgeon who recently removed a dangerous skin cancer from a woman, identified by her hairdresser….


Luncheon to raise money for clown doctors

A celebrity luncheon, with Australian actress, scriptwriter and novelist Ms Judy Nunn, will be held to raise money for the Humour Foundation Clown Doctors service at The Bayview Hotel on…






68 new intern doctors

More than 60 medical graduates have been added to the staff of Central Coast Local Health District as part of the 2020 annual intake of intern doctors funded by the…