Do You Have Patients Who Could Benefit from Drug and Alcohol Rehab?

The Buttery will be running its Community Rehab (CORE) program in Tweed Heads from May 2018. Do you have clients who could benefit from the treatment services on offer?




Falls Risk Assessment and Management

The Falls Risk Assessment and Management HealthPathway contains best practice assessment and management guidelines along with localised service information and programs.




Moisturiser Prevents Skin Tears

Dr Dan Ewald shares a method to reduce the incidence of skin tears in the frail elderly by about 50%.




Frequently Asked Questions About Self-Collection Of HPV Samples

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has developed a series of short videos about collection of HPV samples.




A Look at the Copernican Inversion Series

On Thursday 15 March 2018, the Centre for Healthcare Knowledge & Innovation relaunched the Copernican Inversion Series, a program formally run under North Coast Medicare Local.




BreastScreen NSW Launches New Campaign to Bust Myths

BreastScreen's new campaign aims to make women aware that, regardless of the absence of family history, they are at risk and should have a screening mammogram every two years.




Communication Materials to Support HPV Gardasil® 9 Roll-Out

The Australian Government is undertaking a number of national activities to support states and territories in the roll-out of HPV Gardasil® 9 school based programs.




CPR Training Where It Really Counts

Cardiac-pulmonary resuscitation is a compulsory part of accreditation and vocational registration. Dr Ruth Tinker favours a new service that ticks all the boxes.




A GP & Allied Health Professional’s Guide to the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is the new way of providing support for Australians with disability. GPs and other health professionals have an important role to play.




Primary Practitioner Survey on Acute Low Back Pain Management

Are you a primary care practitioner who has treated patients with acute low back pain in the last year? Macquarie University invites you to take part in a brief online survey.

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Update provided 21 April 2022.

As you know, Lismore Skin Clinic in Molesworth Street was destroyed in the recent floods, and we are trying to rebuild the site as soon as we can.

In the meantime we will be moving to St Vincent’s Hospital Specialist Medical Centre – Level 4, Suite 12 – 20 Dalley Street Lismore.

We hope to be up and running in the next two weeks (by early to mid May 2022) and our receptionists will soon begin calling our patients to rebook their appointments and catch up with their needs.

Once we have a firm opening date we will update this notification.

Our email address – [email protected] and our phone number – 02 6621 3500 will remain the same as in the past. Only the address changes for a while.

We look forward to seeing you soon in our new premises.

Many thanks for your patience and understanding in these heartbreaking times – stay safe.

Dr Gudmundsen and the Team from Lismore Skin Clinic


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Nigel Cronin
Senior Manager, Education
[email protected]
0437 169 786
02 6627 3390
Based on Bundjalung Country in Lismore

Bronwyn Thirkell
Centre for Healthcare Knowledge & Innovation and Education and Events Coordinator NNSW
[email protected]
0437 027 751
02 6618 5445
Based on Bundjalung Country in Ballina

Krissi Devlin
Education and Events Coordinator MNC
[email protected]
0447 407 473
02 6659 1808
Working days: Monday Thursday.
Based on Gumbaynggirr Country in Coffs Harbour

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.

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