News

Aug

21

2017

Cancer Genetics for GPs

Are you interested in cancer genetics? The Centre for Genetics Education is seeking input from GPs to assist with developing resources for cancer genetics.

Aug

21

2017

Zostavax Checklist

A checklist providing guidance for detection of Zoster vaccine contraindications is now available. Zostavax is a live attenuated vaccine for the prevention of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia. It is contraindicated for use in significan...

Aug

16

2017

Help Us Shape Mental Health Services on the North Coast

NCPHN is working to improve access to mental health services, particularly for those who may not currently be receiving the right support or enough support. To help us achieve the best outcomes for our population, community members are invited ...

Aug

09

2017

Winter Strategy: Weekly Phone Contact Paying Off

General practices report Winter Strategy initiatives are improving care for at-risk patients. Anecdotal feedback from NCPHN’s Practice Support Officers to enrolment and implementation of the Winter Strategy is generally pleasing, with patient...

Aug

09

2017

Kempsey GP Access

Community access to general practice services has been identified as a significant issue by local clinicians in Kempsey. Durri ACMS and NCPHN convened a meeting of Kempsey general practitioners, MNCLHD senior management and the Rural Doctors Ne...

Jul

28

2017

NCPHN Funding for Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Intervention Program in the Clarence Valley

NCPHN is delighted to announce that The Buttery has been successful in tendering for funds to run an important alcohol and other drugs intervention program for young people in Grafton, Yamba and Maclean.

Jul

26

2017

Beyond Birth Classes for Expectant Parents – Kingscliff

Beyond Birth classes will take place on Thursday evenings in Kingscliff commencing on 24 August 2017 and run for six consecutive weeks.

Jul

25

2017

Free Catch-Up HPV Vaccines

The National Immunisation Program is expanding. From 1 July 2017, free catch up vaccines are available for all individuals aged 10 to 19 years, and refugees and humanitarian entrants aged 20 years.

Jul

25

2017

Suicide Risk HealthPathway

The Suicide Risk HealthPathway has been created by a workgroup of local clinicians with expertise in mental health. The pathway provides some useful tools that can assist in the clinical evaluation of people at imminent risk of suicide.

Jul

24

2017

New Youth Sexual Health Clinic in Lismore

A free, bulk billed, youth friendly sexual health service for 12-25 year olds will soon open its doors in Lismore. The headspace Sexual Health Clinic, run by The Lismore and Kyogle Family Planning Service, has been designed to make it easy as p...

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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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