Gosford Hospital

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Gosford Hospital
Central Coast Local Health District
Geography
LocationGosford, Central Coast, NSW, Australia
Coordinates33°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 systemPublic Medicare (AU)
Hospital typeGeneral
Affiliated universityUniversity of Newcastle, University of New England
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Beds484
Helipads
HelipadICAO: YXGS
Number Length Surface
ft m
1 concrete
Links
WebsiteOfficial Website
ListsHospitals in Australia

Gosford Hospital is a 484-bed state owned public hospital [2] in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia. It is part of the Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) which is a division of New South Wales Ministry of Health. Gosford Hospital 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 the hospital; this includes the adaption of buildings in and around the hospital to provide additional health services.[1]

Operations[edit]

The hospital's emergency department is the third busiest in the state.[2] 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 Hospital is a teaching hospital of the University of Newcastle and the University of New England. Medical, nursing, and allied health students are placed there for practical terms.

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NSW Government grants $348 million redevelopment". ESCO Industries. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
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