The University of Newcastle, Australia

Central Coast Local Health District

Who are Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD)?

The Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) provides public health services to the communities of Central Coast Council. Located between Sydney and the Hunter Valley the Central Coast is a popular coastal region attracting young families and retirees. The region is served by two acute hospitals – Gosford and Wyong. Gosford Hospital is the principal referral hospital and regional trauma centre for the Central Coast, Wyong Hospital is a major metropolitan hospital while Woy Woy Hospital and Long Jetty Healthcare Centre provide sub-acute care. Additionally there are eight community health centres and other community based services.

What Was Discussed?

The CCLHD gave an overview of Gradstart, which includes part time and full time positions at Gosford, Woy Woy and Wyong hospitals, with clinical placements in medicine, surgery, paediatrics, operating theatres, aged care, rehabilitation, critical care, mental health and maternity. CCLHD also discussed a program they offer which enourages you to take the lead in your learning and development.

Who Should Watch?

Nursing and Midwifery students.

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