PN-Health

New nurse educator starts

A new clinical nurse educator has started at a local hospital. “Our hospital has always worked collaboratively with registered training organisations and universities to offer work placement to assist develop the careers of our future…


Exemplary staff receive awards

Awards have been made to three exemplary employees of a local hospital. Ms Tina Giles was named Nurse of the Year at Brisbane Waters Private Hospital. Ms Haruko Eton was named Clinical Person of the…


Volunteers sought by dementia services provider

A Woy Woy dementia specialist aged care provider is seeking volunteers in the lead-up to National Volunteer Week, May 20-26. HammondCare Woy Woy’s volunteer coordinator Ms Tania Farmer said the facility was so thankful for…


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Breast screening available until July

The BreastScreen NSW bus will be providing mammogram services at the Country Women’s Association grounds in Woy Woy until July. Woy Woy branch president Ms Jane Bowtell said the location was central and close to…


Meals on Wheels opens ‘community restaurant’

Meals on Wheels Central Coast will open a “community restaurant” for eligible clients at its Woy Woy premises in May. The restaurant will open from May 3 to combat social isolation on the Peninsula. “Eating…


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Hospital promotes NDIS services

A private hospital in Woy Woy hosted a meeting of some of the region’s leading health bodies and National Disability Insurance Scheme providers on April 15. Brisbane Waters Private Hospital chief executive Ms Kathy Beverley…


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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….