News

Jul

23

2021

Updated COVID-19 Patient Triage Flowchart

To support general practice staff in their screening process, our COVID-19 Patient Triage Flowchart has been updated.

Jul

22

2021

COVID-19 in our community

There are currently 2 COVID-19 case locations on the NSW North Coast – one in Chinderah and one in Coffs Harbour. There have also been COVID-19 virus fragments detected in the sewerage at Byron.

Jul

19

2021

North Coast COVID-19 update

Confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in our region. North Coast clinicians are encouraged to visit the NSW Health website and use the available resources and supports.

Jul

15

2021

Managing anxious and demanding patients in general practice during COVID-19

Are your front desk staff feeling the pressure from increased vaccination enquiries? Support is available to maintain staff wellbeing during these challenging times.

Jul

15

2021

Recommended AstraZeneca dosage interval during a COVID-19 outbreak

ATAGI has released a statement clarifying the dosage interval for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the context of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Jul

14

2021

HealthPathways update – July 2021

Learn about the new pathways we have added to our Mid and North Coast HealthPathways site.

Jul

14

2021

National framework for advance care planning documents

Do you ever need to help patients with advance care planning documents or facilitate conversations around this topic?

Jul

14

2021

Nicotine vaping products become prescription only from 1 October

Scheduling changes for nicotine vaping products will take effect in October.

Jul

13

2021

Department of Veterans’ Affairs health updates

COVID-19 telehealth arrangements have been extended for DVA clients, GP CVC payments have been expanded, and DMOT and PAP products and services have changed.

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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.