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Oct

22

2021

Collaboration a shot in the arm for high-risk business

Healthy North Coast is supporting vaccinations for high-risk businesses and industries. Over the past month, more than 1,500 vaccinations have been provided to North Coast workers.

Oct

22

2021

North Coast communities on their way to greater freedoms 

The North Coast region is approaching the 70% double-vaccination benchmark.

Oct

22

2021

Come face to face at the Tweed Valley Clinical Society

Join us on Thursday 11 November in Kingscliff for a two-course dinner, networking and canapes. Hear from 3 general practices about the challenges of 2021 and have your say on Healthy North Coast’s 2022 CPD education calendar.

Oct

22

2021

Come face to face at the Ballina & Byron Clinical Society

Join us in Lennox Head on Tuesday 9 November for a two-course dinner, networking and canapes. Hear from Dr Maxine Szramka and have your say on Healthy North Coast’s 2022 CPD education calendar.

Oct

22

2021

Closing the Gap PBS registration period extended

The registration grace period for the Closing the Gap Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Co-Payment Program has been extended to 31 January 2022.

Oct

22

2021

New model designed by mob helps support culturally safe vaccine yarns  

A new model for yarning about health decisions has been created with mob, for mob.

Oct

21

2021

New online Mental Health Practitioner Directory launches on Monday

The new online Mental Health Practitioner Directory will be a useful resource for GPs, specialists and allied health workers seeking localised referral pathways for patients with mental health support needs.

Oct

21

2021

COVID-19: preparing your practice for an open Australia

Healthy North Coast is offering an educational webinar to help you manage the risks as public health orders change and adapt to the new 'COVID normal'.

Oct

20

2021

COVID-19 mortality rates plummet in aged care facilities

Vaccinations are having a positive effect on COVID-19 outbreaks in residential aged care facilities.

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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.

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