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 various other community based services.  Gosford Hospital is the principal referral hospital and regional trauma centre for the region, whilst Wyong Hospital is a major metropolitan hospital inclusive of medical, surgical, maternity and rehabilitation services.

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Central Coast Mental Health (CCMH) provides a broad range of services including promotion, early intervention, prevention and treatment across three population groups; Adults, Older Persons, and Children & Adolescents.

Mental Health Services at Wyong Hospital comprise of a 15 bed Acute Inpatient Unit for Older Persons, a 35 bed General Adult Acute Inpatient Unit, and a 4 bed Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre (PECC).  A new 30 bed General Adult Acute Inpatient Unit opened at Gosford Hospital in 2010, which replaced the previous 25 bed Unit.  In addition, each hospital includes Mental Health Assessment Teams within each of its Emergency Departments, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry services and Adult Mental Health Acute Care Teams providing acute assessment, acute follow up and transitional follow up after discharge from Inpatient admissions.
 
Hospital based mental health services on the Central Coast are supported by a network of community teams, including Adult Mental Health Continuing Care, Psychotherapy and Assertive Outreach Teams.  A dedicated Specialist Mental Health Service for Older Persons (SMHSOP) also provides assessment, treatment and referral for those over 65 with complex needs, whilst the Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Service (CYPMH) is inclusive of the Children & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), Early Psychosis (YPPI, 14-24 years), Prevention (COPMI), Headspace and School Link.

Gosford Hospital

Teaching Sessions:

Tuesday                     8-9am                       Journal Club – VC Gosford & Wyong
Wednesday               9.30                           RANZCP Clinical Exam Preparation
Wednesday               1pm                           RANZCP Written Exam Preparation
Wednesday               2pm                           Peer Review VC Gosford & Wyong
Wednesday               3pm                           NSW Institute of Psychiatry Tutorials
Thursday                   12.00noon                  Case Presentation, Formulation & Management
Friday                         1.30pm                      Grand Rounds – VC Gosford & Wyong
 

Inpatient Adult Services

  • Mandalla Acute Inpatient Unit, Gosford Hospital
  • Tamarind Acute Inpatient Unit, Wyong Hospital
  • Acute Assessment Team / Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre, Wyong Hospital
  • Gunyah, Gosford Hospital
  • Gosford Non-Acute

Community Adult Services

  • Central Coast Community Mental Health Centres
  • Erina Community Health Centre
  • Eleanor Duncan Indigenous Mental Health Services

Child and Adolescent Services

  • Child & Adolescent, Central Coast

Consultation Liaison Services

  • Gosford Hospital
  • Wyong Hospital

Psychogeriatric (SMHSOPS) Services

  • Miri Miri, Wyong Hospital
  • Central Coast Community Health Services
  • Psychogeriatrics (SMHSOPS) Community, Gosford Hospital

Psychotherapy

  • Central Coast Community Mental Health.

Wyong Hospital

Inpatient Adult Services

  • Tamarind Unit, Wyong Hospital
  • Acute Assessment Team / Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre, Wyong Hospital

Community Adult Services

  • Central Coast Community Mental Health Centres
  • Erina Community Health Centre
  • Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Mental Health Services

Child and Adolescent Services

  • Child & Adolescent, Central Coast

Consultation Liaison Services

  • Wyong Hospital

Psychogeriatric Services

  • Miri Miri, Wyong Hospital
  • Central Coast Community Health Services

Indigenous Mental Health Services

  • Eleanor Duncan Indigenous Mental Health Services.