News

Nov

30

2017

NCPHN Diabetes Educator Scholarships and Credentialling Support now available

NCPHN invites eligible primary health care professionals to apply for Diabetes Educator Graduate Scholarships (50% course costs) and Credentialling Support (120 hours) for enrolment in 2018.

Nov

30

2017

Seeking Hospital Medical Specialists For Contract Positions: Pain Management and Opioid Prescription

NCPHN is seeking change agents in the hospital sector to improve pain management and reduce risk associated with opioid prescription. The up-scheduling of OTC codeine from March 2018 has prompted a number of efforts to improve opiate an...

Nov

30

2017

Is Your Practice Ready? Handy Checklist For The New National Cervical Screening Program

The new National Cervical Screening Program will launch December 1st and it’s important your practice is ready. This simple checklist will help you cover the basics. Print it out today.

Nov

30

2017

Make sure you update the National Health Services Directory (NHSD) for the Summer holiday season

This information is crucial for our local communities, visitors to our area and other health services like hospital and emergency staff. Practices are encouraged to update their operational hours and after hours support information on the Natio...

Nov

29

2017

Protect Your Healthcare Business

The Australian Digital Health Agency has released an Information Security Guide for Small Healthcare Businesses. The guide provides simple guidance for non-technical health professionals regarding issues such as privacy, passwords, software upd...

Nov

29

2017

Local Bowel Cancer Statistics

Did you know there is a 'Bowel Cancer Australia Atlas'? The atlas maps data to a national, state and territory level and is updated annually with data taken from the most recent publicly available sources.

Nov

29

2017

Free Online Training Module for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers

The National Indigenous Bowel Screening Program has launched the new online training module as part of a campaign to encourage more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to participate in bowel screening. The module is designed to provid...

Nov

27

2017

Valley’s Sights Set on Home Grown Medicos

Post-graduate medical training in the Clarence Valley will see a significant boost thanks to a new training hub. The hub will play a vital coordination role, connecting local clinicians, education and training providers, health service staff, g...

Nov

24

2017

Get to Know My Health Record Inside Out

In preparation for the 2018 My Health Record expansion, free self-paced online training is available to all health practitioners. It will introduce the key principles which will underpin your use of My Health Record.

Nov

23

2017

Referrals Being Accepted Now for Grafton Adult Psychiatry Clinics

North Coast Primary Health Network is pleased to advise that Dr Jonathan Carne has conducted two successful adult psychiatry clinics at GP Super Clinic in Grafton. Dr Carne returns again in December and is already fully booked. Referrals are be...

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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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