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May

06

2021

COVID-19 vaccines fact sheet for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Healthy North Coast has developed a simple one-page fact sheet with 8 questions and answers for our local communities,

May

06

2021

109 clinicians gather to connect and learn

Healthy North Coast is thrilled to have rolled out the first round of Northern NSW clinical society events for 2021.

May

06

2021

Learn how artificial intelligence will support the new world of healthcare

Register now for a FREE online symposium exploring artificial intelligence, workforce readiness for AI, and the actions clinicians can take today.

May

06

2021

Community Visitors Scheme — improving lives through the power of friendship

Is COVID leaving your patients lonely and isolated? Using the free Community Visitors Scheme may be the answer! Referrals can be via self-referral, family or friends, health professionals, or aged care providers.

May

06

2021

Catch up on Cultural Determinants of Health Webinar 1

Missed the first webinar in the Centre for Healthcare Knowledge & Innovation’s Cultural Determinants of Health Series? Catch up now with the video recording.

May

06

2021

GPs reminded of requirements for prescribing psychostimulants

GPs are reminded that psychostimulant medication can not be dispensed unless the prescription bears an authority number issued by the NSW Ministry of Health.

May

06

2021

Researcher invites academics, clinicians to participate in eating disorder survey

This research seeks to study responses from individuals working in the body image and/or eating disorders field and comparing them to responses from those working in other areas.

May

06

2021

Research study offers free physiotherapy teleconsultations (or usual care) to rural Australians

Do you have patients who would benefit from increased access to recommended treatments for low back pain and knee pain? Learn about this telehealth study.

May

05

2021

Reported benefits for the MNC Admission and Discharge Notification Pilot

Mid North Coast LHD has shared reported benefits from their Admission and Discharge Notification Pilot. If you haven't already provided feedback as part of the evaluation, there's still time.

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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.