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Nov

10

2020

BreastScreen Mobile Van in Byron Bay

The BreastScreen NSW mobile unit will be visiting Byron Bay this November. Book your free mammogram by phoning 13 20 50.

Nov

09

2020

NAIDOC Week Celebrates History, Culture and Achievement

It’s NAIDOC Week – a time in Australia to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Nov

09

2020

Raising Awareness About Anxiety and Depression Before and After Baby’s Birth

PANDA Week aims to raise awareness about mental illness that affects women and men who are expecting a baby, or those in the first year after their baby’s birth.

Nov

06

2020

Online Road Show Takes Indigenous Talent to the World

The creativity of young people in the South West Rocks and Kempsey Aboriginal communities on Dunghutti Country is shining bright.

Nov

04

2020

Queensland Eases Border Restrictions

The Queensland Government has eased border restrictions related to COVID-19 this week.

Nov

03

2020

Drug Warning – Adulterated Cocaine and Ketamine Circulating

Dangerously adulterated batches of the drugs cocaine and ketamine are circulating in NSW.

Nov

02

2020

Don’t Forget Your Cancer Screening, Ladies

Women are being reminded not to forget their regular breast cancer and cervical cancer screening tests during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

Oct

20

2020

Free Online Events for Mental Health Awareness

The Mental Health Foundation Australia is offering several free online events to promote community awareness.

Oct

19

2020

Men’s Surf Therapy Program is Making Waves

The Waves of Wellness and Movember foundations have partnered up to offer six weeks of free learn-to-surf lessons for men in Kingscliff and Lennox Head.

Oct

19

2020

Kempsey Libraries Hosts Mental Health Chat

Author Kim Hodges and guest Inga Jensen will discuss their lived experience of mental ill-health during a special live online chat on 28 October.

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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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