Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) provides public health services to the communities of Gosford City and Wyong Shire Local Government Areas. Located between Sydney and the Hunter Valley the Central Coast is a popular coastal region attracting young families and retirees. The region experiences a higher than average population growth particularly in the Wyong Shire.
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.