Gosford Hospital

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Gosford District Hospital
Central Coast Local Health District
Geography
Location Gosford, Central Coast, NSW, Australia
Coordinates 33°25′11″S 151°20′24″E / 33.4197°S 151.3399°E / -33.4197; 151.3399Coordinates: 33°25′11″S 151°20′24″E / 33.4197°S 151.3399°E / -33.4197; 151.3399
Organisation
Care system Public Medicare (AU)
Hospital type General
Affiliated university University of Newcastle, University of New England
Services
Emergency department Yes
Beds 484
Links
Website Official Website
Lists Hospitals in Australia

Gosford District Hospital (GDH) is a 484-bed state owned public hospital [2] in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia. GDH is part of the Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) which is a division of New South Wales Department of Health. GDH provides a range of medical, surgical and maternity services to the Central Coast region of New South Wales.

History[edit]

There have been progressive upgrades and expansion to the medical, patient, and staff facilities throughout the history of GDH. This includes the adaption of buildings in and around the hospital to provide additional health services.

Operations[edit]

The hospital's emergency department is the third busiest in the state.[1] Patients needing advanced care in specialties not present in Gosford, such as cardio-thoracic or neurosurgery, are transferred to other NSW hospitals including Royal North Shore Hospital, John Hunter Hospital or Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children. The hospital's library has a large collection of medical-related texts

Gosford District Hospital is a teaching hospital of the University of Newcastle and the University of New England. Medical, nursing, and other allied health students are placed there for practical terms.

Gosford District Hospital has an active branch of the New South Wales Nurses Association.

Leadership[edit]

The Central Coast Local Health District is made up of:

  • Mr Paul Tonkin (Chair)
  • Emeritus Professor Maree Gleeson OAM
  • Dr Sean Kelly
  • Dr Phil Godden OAM
  • Dr Philip Hayes
  • Conjoint Professor June Heinrich AM
  • Emeritus Professor Margaret McMillan OAM
  • Mr Neal O'Callaghan
  • Mr Phillip Peterson
  • Mr Graham McGuiness OAM
  • Mr Michael Sharpe

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]