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Apr

30

2021

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations to be available soon for primary healthcare workers

Complete the assistance request form and we will help coordinate the COVID-19 vaccination for primary healthcare workers in your organisation, practice or team.

Apr

29

2021

Billing of MBS COVID-19 vaccination numbers by non-participating practices

MBS COVID-19 vaccine numbers can only be accessed by practices that are participating in the Government’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout.

Apr

29

2021

Learn from local clinicians and maximise your scope of practice

Don’t miss out! There’s still time to RSVP for the Nambucca and Macksville Clinical Society dinner and education event, which will explore how you can best manage care when access is limited. Starts 6pm Wednesday 5 May.

Apr

29

2021

Come together to improve interdisciplinary communication

Don’t miss out! There’s still time to RSVP for the Port Macquarie and Hastings Clinical Society dinner and education event, which will explore ways to talk to patients and other health professionals. Starts 6pm Thursday 6 May.

Apr

29

2021

Free alcohol and other drug addiction treatment in Macksville, Nambucca Heads, Bowraville and Nambucca Valley areas

The Buttery is offering a free program that allows people to get help with their alcohol and other drug problems without needing to join a residential program.

Apr

28

2021

Feedback requested: guidelines for treating patients who work with engineered stone

The National Dust Disease Taskforce is addressing accelerated silicosis, an incurable lung disease occurring in workers as a result of exposure to silica dust.

Apr

27

2021

Updated advice for managing patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases

The Australian Rheumatology Association has released updated advice for managing patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr

22

2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Program — Latest National Cabinet Update

Changes to Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout program have been announced at a press conference held today, 21 April 2021, following a meeting of the National Cabinet.

Apr

22

2021

Help Spread the Word — COVID-19 Vaccines Community Consultation

Northern NSW and Mid North Coast communities are being asked to share their thoughts about COVID-19 vaccines in a short online consultation. Download a media kit today to share with your community.

Apr

22

2021

Chronic Pain Management – Dinner, Networking & Education

Don’t miss out! There’s still time to RSVP for the Coffs Harbour and Bellingen Clinical Society dinner. Explore tools and resources, the use of multidisciplinary services and more. Starts 6pm Thursday 29 April.

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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.

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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