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Apr

23

2020

Life Changing Results as Ever Better Bunch Tap Into Healthy Towns

The Ever Better Bunch is a group of blokes aged from their mid 40s through to 60s who are put through their paces twice a week at Woolgoolga’s Nexus Gym.

Apr

23

2020

Men’s Shed Goes Online

The Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) has launched a website to help men stay connected online.

Apr

20

2020

Building Community Connections

We've noticed a lot of businesses and individuals throughout the North Coast offering special services to assist community members needing extra support during COVID-19.

Apr

20

2020

Healthy Towns Transport Funding is Just What the Doctor Ordered

For Casino resident Peter Hunt, the funding to keep Richmond Valley Volunteer Health Transport on the road is truly a matter of life and death.

Apr

14

2020

How to Prepare for a Telehealth Consultation

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Australians now have access to many health services through telehealth. But what is telehealth and how do you prepare for an appointment?

Apr

14

2020

Make Your Own Mental Health A Priority While Physical Distancing

Here are some simple health and wellbeing tips while we self-isolate and practise physical distancing.

Apr

09

2020

12 Tips for Working From Home

Many people are now working from home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. This has lots of benefits, but also presents some challenges.

Apr

03

2020

Media Release: Distancing Also Helps Protect Against Flu

This week, there has been a rise in the number of people calling their GP to get a flu shot. While it is great that people want to take precautions, Healthy North Coast is reminding local residents that the flu vaccine may not be here yet.

Apr

03

2020

Posters Encourage Backpackers to Test for COVID-19

Healthy North Coast has developed and distributed new posters to display at local youth and backpackers hostels encouraging testing for COVID-19.

Apr

03

2020

Healthy North Coast Launches Local Media Campaign

Healthy North Coast (North Coast PHN) has launched a series of local paper advertisements to encourage people to keep up with their regular appointments... from a distance.

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Mental Health Practitioner Directory

Frequently Asked Questions

Any APHRA 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 make sure they only refer clients to practitioners that 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 xxxx Sam? You can also show on your listing when you are taking extended leave or are not available for a specific period, rather than completely removing your listing.

We will send you an email every three months 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.