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07 July 2023 Posted by 


New Long Jetty medical centre
PATIENTS, families and carers on the Central Coast will be able to access faster medical care and avoid necessary trips to hospital with the construction of a new Urgent Care Clinic at Long Jetty.
Minister for Health Ryan Park said work was already underway on the design of the new Urgent Care Clinic, which will be located on the campus at Long Jetty Healthcare Centre.
“The Long Jetty Urgent Care Clinic will ensure patients can access the right care, at the right time and in the right place, whilst also easing pressure on the region’s busy emergency departments,” Mr Park said.
“Almost 39,000 people presented to Central Coast emergency departments in the final quarter of 2022, and nearly half of these were triage category four and five patients with less serious conditions.
“Many of these people could have received more timely and better tailored care within the community setting, and that’s where this Urgent Care Service will make a big difference.”
The clinic will be available seven days a week, from 8am to 8pm, including on public holidays.
“The Long Jetty Urgent Care Clinic will be staffed by GPs, nurses, and allied health clinicians, and services at the clinic will be provided at no cost to patients,” Mr Park said.
“This multidisciplinary team will be able to provide the high quality and safe healthcare patients need, which may also include referring them into the Hospital in the Home service or other community services if additional care and support are needed.”
The Long Jetty Urgent Care Service is expected to be operational by early 2024.


Michael Walls
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