Nov

29

2017

Local Bowel Cancer Statistics

Did you know there is a ‘Bowel Cancer Australia Atlas’?

The atlas maps data to a national, state and territory level and is updated annually with data taken from the most recent publicly available sources.

Since 2009, Bowel Cancer Australia has been mapping bowel cancer data to a Local Government Area level. This work aims to help empower local communities to focus attention on health behaviours that can be improved in order to reduce bowel cancer risk.

The Bowel Cancer Australia Atlas currently includes data on many bowel cancer risk factors such as smoking, high alcohol consumption, physical inactivity, obesity and type 2 diabetes, which is now increasingly recognised as an independent risk factor for bowel cancer.

Bowel cancer deaths and participation in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program are also mapped on the atlas.

You can access the Bowel Cancer Australia Atlas at: http://www.bowelcanceratlas.org/

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.