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New plastic surgeon at hospital

A local hospital has welcomed a new doctor to its ranks. “The hospital is delighted to welcome Dr Mohammad Mohaghegh, plastics, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon,” said Brisbane Waters Private Hospital chief executive Ms Kathy Beverley….

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Knitting blankets for charity

Residents of a local retirement village are making blankets for the charity Wrap with Love, for distribution to people suffering extreme cold around the world. The Residents of Peninsula Village’s Don Leggett House have formed…

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Creating a ‘warmer softer environment’

Renovations being undertaken by a local aged care village will “create a warmer softer environment for our residents in care”, according to its chief executive. BlueWave Living’s Mr Matt Downie said renovations at the village’s…

Brothers celebrate 50 years in medicine

Three Woy Woy brothers who graduated together as doctors at Sydney University have celebrated 50 years in medicine. John, Peter and Paul Caska all graduated from the University’s Faculty of Medicine program in January 1969….

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BlueWave Living celebrates 30 years

A Woy Woy aged care organisation celebrated its 30th anniversary on March 15. BlueWave Living marketing manager Ms Kylie Scott said the Woy Woy facility first opened in 1989 as a 40-bed nursing home with…

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New book compiled as breast cancer resource

A Brisbane Waters Private Hospital breast and general surgeon has launched a new breast cancer book. Compiled by Dr Mary Ling and published at the beginning of March, The Central Coast Breast Cancer Compendium is…

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Dementia advocate speaks at Rotary

The Rotary Club of Umina Beach’s next guest speaker will be Ms Bobby Redman. Ms Redman is a past president of the Rotary Club of Woy Woy and member of the Rotary District Youth Committee….

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Cutting off her hair for charity

Woy Woy resident Ms Kylie Mar will be cutting off 50cms of her hair on Wednesday, March 13, to support the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave. Ms Mar said she planned to donate her hair…

Life education classroom visits Woy Woy

Healthy Harold and the Life Education Mobile Classroom visited Woy Woy Public School earlier this term. “The Life Education program is a broadly focused health and drug education program delivered in preschools and schools across…