Health

Frankie’s Day

Central Coast couple Abbie Sydenham and Michael Knox are raising money in memory of their daughter Frankie Marjorie Knox, for Stillbirth Foundation Australia with the aim to significantly reduce the…





Pharmacies ready to give the jab

Three pharmacies on the Peninsula have indicated that they will be taking part in dispensing COVID-19 vaccines in the coming months. Lance Clarke, owner of Amcal Woy Woy, said he…


5,300 nicotine electronic cigarettes confiscated

Authorities have seized more than 5,300 nicotine electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) from retailers on the Central Coast. In a recent blitz, officers from NSW Health’s Tobacco Control Unit inspected four service…




Lifeline is there for everyone 24/7

With the NSW Government announcing a two week extension to the Greater Sydney and Central Coast lockdown, Lifeline Hunter Central Coast is urging local people not to suffer in silence…



Hardys Bay Men’s Shed launched

With over $33,000 raised to establish the Hardys Bay Men’s Shed, community leaders are encouraging men to sign up for the local non-for-profit. The fundraising campaign culminated with the inaugural…




NAIDOC week at The Glen

The Glen Rehabilitation Centre at Chittaway Point has been changing the lives of many men for more than 27 years. During NAIDOC Week last week, we caught up with the ‘Glen Guys’ to see how they were celebrating during lockdown….



Practicing nurses aged 45-55 wanted

A Central Coast based Professor, Rhonda Wilson, is keen to hear from practicing nurses from the region, aged 45-55, who are willing to join a focus group discussion on the…