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Aug

13

2021

Aged care staff vaccinations

Healthy North Coast is working closely with the Australian Government-funded provider International SOS to coordinate vaccination hubs for aged care staff.

Aug

13

2021

Free Employee Assistance Program offered to the region’s primary health workforce

Primary health care workers on the NSW North Coast are being offered free access to Healthy North Coast’s Employee Assistance Program.

Aug

13

2021

Expressions of interest for Aboriginal healthy living and ageing reference group

Healthy North Coast is looking for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners, representatives from RACFs and academics to be part of an extensive regional strategic planning exercise.

Aug

12

2021

North Coast COVID-19 update

In these challenging times, we encourage everyone to stay safe and keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 rules and restrictions.

Aug

12

2021

New evidence about COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

A recent study of UK data showed that both Pfizer and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines maintain high levels of effectiveness against the Delta variant after two doses.

Aug

12

2021

Dealing with pandemic fatigue? Support is available

As COVID-19 and its effects continue to impact our communities, it’s important to remember that support is available for those experiencing ‘pandemic fatigue’.

Aug

12

2021

COVID-19 vaccination rates growing in the North Coast

Nearly 195,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been given across the North Coast since the national vaccination program commenced.

Aug

11

2021

Primary Care Impact’s COVID-19 topic pages record more than 4,000 hits

Even when it comes to COVID-19, practices are demonstrating strong investment in quality improvement, with Primary Care Impact’s COVID-19 pages receiving over 4,000 unique page visits.

Aug

11

2021

Rekindling the Spirit Health Service now providers of Integrated Team Care Program on Bundjalung Country

Recent changes to the provision of ITC services on Bundjalung Country in northern NSW will affect many people receiving services through the program.

Aug

11

2021

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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.

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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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