Aug

06

2021

Healthy North Coast is seeking members for advisory groups

Are you a health professional who is passionate about building a person-centred health system that is integrated, high quality and easy to access for all of the North Coast community?

We are seeking GPs, allied health and primary health professionals to become part of a diverse, collaborative Clinical Council that provides strategic advice and leadership across issues of clinical significance to the Healthy North Coast Board.

Recently, Healthy North Coast made changes to our advisory structure that will increase engagement, communication and collaboration with the communities we serve. Key changes include:

  • consolidation of the region’s 3 Clinical Councils into one diverse and skills-based group offering strategic advice on health policies, programs and services
  • the formation of an Aboriginal Health Council to provide the board with advice regarding cultural governance, cultural leadership and strategic Aboriginal health issues
  • the establishment of an independent Community Advisory Council providing input and advice.

For people who are interested in being part of any of the advisory groups, more information is available via the links below:

Expressions of interest for the Clinical Council close 10 August 2021.

Mental Health Practitioner Directory

Frequently Asked Questions

Any AHPRA or AASW registered mental health practitioner providing services in the Mid North Coast and/or Northern NSW.

By listing, you will let GPs, other referrers and consumers know that you are practising in Mid North Coast and/or Northern NSW. You can provide information such as where you are located, the services you provide, the population groups you support and your clinical interests.

No, the directory is a free service provided by Healthy North Coast.

This directory enables you to provide real-time information about your availability to accept referrals, as well as how long people may have to wait for an appointment. You can update this information as your availability changes. This will help GPs and other referrers ensure they only refer clients to practitioners who have the capacity to see them.

It also has a range of advanced search options and supports printing and bookmarking of search results.

You can choose to display your email address and your phone number so that people can contact you directly. You may prefer not to display these, in which case people can contact you by completing an enquiry form located in the Directory. Your choices can be updated anytime.

You can indicate wait times for an appointment for a new client or that you are currently unable to accept new referrals. You can also choose whether to display or hide your contact details. You can update your choices at any time.

Yes, you can update your listing or remove it at any time by clicking the “update practitioner details” button on your listing. You will receive a secure website link to your nominated admin email that will enable you to make changes, delete or put your listing on hold. You can also show when you are taking extended leave or are not available for a specific period, rather than completely removing your listing.

We will also send you an email every three months (90 days) prompting you to check that your information is up to date.

You will be responsible for managing the information in your listing and ensuring that it is up to date. You will also be asked to check the information before it is published in the directory.

We will also send you an email every three months (90 days) prompting you to check that your information is up to date so that the directory displays accurate information.

You can read the full Terms of Use by clicking here.