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Aug

24

2020

August is Tradies National Health Month

Tradies National Health Month aims to raise awareness of the health and injury risks affecting those who work in trade occupations.

Aug

24

2020

BreastScreen NSW North Coast Mobile Calendar 2020

The BreastScreen NSW mobile unit will be visiting the Clarence Valley and Northern Rivers in coming weeks. Book an appointment by phoning 13 20 50.

Aug

21

2020

New Youth Mental Health Service Planned for Kempsey

Young people are set to benefit from a new youth mental health service, headspace Kempsey, which is expected to open in late 2020.

Aug

14

2020

Queensland Border Restrictions

To prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community, entry into Queensland is currently restricted for residents of NSW and ACT.

Aug

06

2020

COVID-19 Testing Helps Keep You and Your Community Safe

Testing is vital to stopping the spread of COVID-19. Learn where you can access a free COVID-19 test, including mobile and drive-through clinics.

Aug

06

2020

Have You Had a Telehealth Appointment in 2020?

If you’ve had a recent telehealth consultation with your GP or other health services, we'd love to hear from you.

Aug

04

2020

Face Masks Encouraged in NSW

The NSW Government now recommends wearing face masks in enclosed spaces where physical distancing is not possible.

Aug

03

2020

New COVID-19 Videos for Aboriginal Communities

Our Aboriginal Health Team is working closely with the local community to provide COVID-19 support. Check out these great new videos with messages for our mob.

Aug

03

2020

COVID-19 Mental Wellbeing Support

Beyond Blue offers a dedicated COVID-19 wellbeing support service to address the growing mental health impact of the pandemic.

Jul

30

2020

Start the Conversation Around Organ Donation this DonateLife Week

Port Macquarie lung transplant recipient Marty Sheehan had already begun organising his own funeral when he was told a donor had been found.

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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.

You can read the full Terms of Use by clicking here.