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Jul

21

2021

Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants opening

Communities still recovering from the 2019–20 bushfires can now apply for the Australian Government’s new Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program from 22 July.

Jul

21

2021

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Academy a first for the Northern Rivers

A new academy in Lismore will offer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students access to an exciting new training pathway.

Jul

20

2021

Ingrid’s marathon effort leaves her on cloud nine

Sometimes the best laid plans go astray, but for Healthy North Coast Primary Health Coordinator Ingrid Sivertsen, this particular COVID cloud had a silver lining.

Jul

20

2021

Changes to Closing the Gap PBS co-payments

Changes to the Closing the Gap Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Co-payment Program will make it easier for eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to receive reduced-cost medications.

Jul

19

2021

Youth Well Fund – funding available for youth projects  

Do you have a dream idea or potential project to support the health and wellbeing of young people living on the Mid North Coast? Grants of up to $3,000 are available.

Jul

09

2021

Casino bush tucker walk strengthening Indigenous culture

A project in Casino to create a bush tucker walk along the riverbank has strengthened the cultural identities of its young Indigenous participants.

Jul

09

2021

Pfizer vaccinations starting across the North Coast

Vaccinations are continuing at about 11,000 doses per week across our region as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to restrict activities across NSW.

Jul

08

2021

When the world gets back to normal…

In a recent community consultation about COVID-19, Healthy North Coast asked what people most wanted when the world gets back to normal.

Jul

08

2021

Container of Dreams and Healthy North Coast deliver a new life for Gabbi

Container of Dreams aims to help vulnerable and homeless people, including those who have lost their homes in bushfires and floods, to acquire a tiny home on wheels.

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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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