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COVID-19 advice

Important notice: we have implemented changes at our hospitals and healthcare facilities in response to COVID-19. COVID-19 testing clinics COVID-19 vaccine  Visiting hours Outpatients changes For the latest information and advice visit:  NSW Government COVID-19 website

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REACHing for help

Patients and their families have the opportunity to ask for help when they notice a subtle change in condition while in hospital. The REACH program is available in most wards at Gosford and Wyong hospitals and is based around the surf lifesaving concept of raising your hand for help
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Patients & Visitors

Important notice: we have implemented changes at our hospitals and healthcare facilities in response to COVID-19. For the latest information and advice for patients and visitors visit:  COVID-19 advice Help us to reduce infection when visiting hospital by using the…

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Private Patients

​If you are in a private health fund you can choose to be admitted to a public hospital as a private patient. My Choices Brochure (72KB) In addition to being able to choose your specialist (if he/she is available) often…

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Carer Retreat

Carer Retreat

Carers told us that supporting the person they care for during a hospital admission can be overwhelming and exhausting and many found it difficult to find a quiet place where they could take a break from the bedside. The Carer…

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TOP5 Research and Practice

TOP5 has been taken up by hospitals in Local Health Districts of Sydney, Nepean Blue Mountains and Western Sydney, South Eastern Sydney, South-Western Sydney, Hunter New England, Northern NSW, and Mid North Coast. The strategy has also been initiated in…

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TOP5 Publications

The following publications are available to download. If you would like hard copies please contact the Carer Support Unit on 02 4320 5556. 3 Tips for an effective TOP5 (199 KB) Learn more about the TOP5 purpose and processes in this short…

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People with a Disability

​Adults with a disability may have modified or adapted methods of communication. Many may find it hard to express their needs and this may lead to frustration and / or behaviours that are unusual or extreme. For some just telling…

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People of Aboriginal descent

It can be very hard for people when they are away from home, very sick and in hospital. You and your family or carer knows what is important to you. It can be hard for the hospital staff because they…

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End of Life Care at Home

'an event is only an emergency when there is no plan.' The carers guidebook Supporting End of Life Care at home has been developed after lengthy consultation with local carers, support group facilitators and a review of existing literature.  Supporting…

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