News

Nov

04

2021

Come face to face at the Port Macquarie & Hastings Clinical Society

Join us in Port Macquarie on Tuesday 23 November for a two-course dinner and networking. Our guest speakers will discuss non-pharmacological strategies for managing chronic pain.

Nov

04

2021

What to expect at next week’s Ballina & Byron Clinical Society

Networking, education, knowledge sharing – it’s all happening at next week’s Ballina & Byron Clinical Society.

Nov

04

2021

What to expect at next week’s Tweed Valley Clinical Society

Networking, education, knowledge sharing – it’s all happening at next week’s Tweed Valley Clinical Society.

Nov

03

2021

Raising dementia awareness in CALD communities

The Moving Pictures project has produced short films and comics to raise dementia awareness in Australia’s culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Nov

03

2021

Help patients breathe their best this spring

For many Australians living with asthma, springtime (or the dry season in tropical areas) can bring unwanted problems – such as pollen triggers, thunderstorm asthma and hay fever.

Oct

29

2021

ATAGI recommends booster doses for those aged 18-plus

ATAGI has recommended a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine for people who are aged 18 years and over.

Oct

29

2021

How to deal with excess COVID-19 vaccines

As COVID-19 first dose vaccinations rise across the North Coast and rates begin to plateau, providers should be aware of how to deal with excess stock.

Oct

29

2021

New online Mental Health Practitioner Directory launches

Our new online Mid and North Coast Mental Health Practitioner Directory was launched this week and already features about 150 mental health service providers.

Oct

28

2021

North Coast on the vaccination home stretch

North Coast COVID-19 vaccination figures indicate more than 90% of people aged 15 years and over in our region will be fully vaccinated by mid-November.

Oct

28

2021

Come face to face at the Nambucca & Macksville Clinical Society

Join us in Macksville on Thursday 18 November for a two-course dinner and networking. Special guest Cheryl Frank, clinical nurse consultant in wound management, will discuss diagnosis-related care plans.

Submit A Story

Refine By Region

Refine By Interest

Mental Health Practitioner Directory

Frequently Asked Questions

Any AHPRA or AASW registered mental health practitioner providing services in the Mid North Coast and/or Northern NSW.

Social workers, psychotherapists and counsellors are ineligible to list in the directory.

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.