Central Coast Local Health District
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Central Coast Local Health District

Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) provides public health services to the Central Coast region, a growing and ageing population expected to reach 355,000 by 2022.

The area is served by two acute hospitals – Gosford and Wyong – two sub-acute facilities and ten community health centres in addition to other community based services.

Gosford Hospital is the principal referral hospital and regional trauma centre for the Central Coast and Wyong Hospital is a major metropolitan hospital.

Internal page Map of our LHD and key facilities

Internal page Table summarising the key functions of our LHD

Annual Report

External site link Annual Report 2011-12 NSW Health

PDF NSW Health Organisations (CCLHD Page 160)

Our Structure

Our Local Health District has been set-up in accordance with the National Health and Hospital Agreement. It is led by a professional Health District Board and LHD Chief Executive.

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

The Health District Board and Chief Executive are responsible for:

  • Improving local patient outcomes and responding to issues that arise throughout our Local Health District.
  • Monitoring the performance of our Local Health District against performance measures in the LHD Service Agreement.
  • Delivering services and performance standards within an agreed budget, based on annual strategic and operating plans. This forms the basis of our Local Health District Service Agreement.
  • Ensuring services are provided efficiently and accountably. Production of Annual Reports that are subject to State financial accountability and audit frameworks.
  • Maintaining effective communication with local and State public health stakeholders.

Central Coast Local Health District - ABN: 88 523 389 096


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