News

Jan

18

2018

HealthPathways Update – January 2018

New HealthPathways have recently been published on the Mid and North Coast HealthPathways website.

Jan

17

2018

Seeking General Practices to Trial a New Model of Mental Health Care

NCPHN is working with the University of Melbourne on an Australian first trial of stepped care.

Jan

16

2018

Port Macquarie Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Dates have been announced for the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Port Macquarie Base Hospital in 2018.

Jan

15

2018

Courses on Dementia

Are you interested in learning more about dementia? Check out these courses offering dementia education.

Jan

15

2018

STAREE – Statins in Reducing Events in the Elderly

A general practice based, placebo-controlled statin trial is seeking your involvement.

Dec

21

2017

Mental health support available over the Christmas/New Year period

Christmas and holidays can be a time of joy and happiness, but for some it’s the most difficult time of the year. Those experiencing stress or worry can often find this time of year hard to cope with. There are a number of mental health suppo...

Dec

19

2017

headspace Grafton has launched with an official opening celebration

North Coast Primary Health Network (NCPHN) is delighted to announce that the Federal Member for Page, Mr Kevin Hogan, Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, Professor Patrick McGorry; national headspace CEO Jason Treth...

Dec

13

2017

New Dermatologist at the Lismore Skin Clinic

A new dermatologist has joined the Lismore Skin Clinic. Dr Claudia Curchin treats all aspects of adult and paediatric skin conditions and skin cancers. She has a special interest in paediatrics, women's genital dermatoses, acne, eczema, psoria...

Dec

13

2017

Do You Have a Patient with Cancer Living in the Ballina Shire?

The Cancer Patient and Carer Home Visit Scheme creates a link of support, company and conversation for community members after a cancer diagnosis.

Dec

13

2017

Interested in Knowing More about the NCPHN Diabetes Scholarship and Credentialling Support Program?

NCPHN is providing financial support to enable more clinicians to become Credentialled Diabetes Educators. To assist with your questions, we have developed a handy FAQ sheet.

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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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