News

Jan

11

2021

BreastScreen Mobile Screening in Murwillumbah

The BreastScreen NSW mobile unit will be providing free mammograms in Murwillumbah from 25 January until 4 February 2021.

Dec

22

2020

Queensland Border Restrictions

The Queensland Government is issuing regular updates to border restrictions - keep up to date with the latest information.

Dec

22

2020

Updated Advice for NSW Aged Care Visitors

NSW Health has announced new guidelines to help protect residents in residential aged care facilities.

Dec

22

2020

New Restrictions for Visitors to North Coast Hospitals and Inpatient Facilities

From today, visitors from certain NSW Local Government Areas will not be able to enter hospitals and health facilities in Northern NSW Local Health District.

Dec

22

2020

Cloth Masks and COVID-19 Visitor Information Posters

Healthy North Coast staff are distributing cloth masks and posters to popular tourist areas to remind visitors and residents to get tested and to be COVID safe.

Dec

21

2020

COVID-19 Latest News: Where to Find Information

In response to the growing COVID-19 cluster in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, NSW Health is regularly issuing updated information.

Dec

18

2020

Sydney’s Northern Beaches declared a COVID-19 hotspot

Latest information about the current COVID-19 hotspots and links to important local resources and supports.

Dec

17

2020

Healthy North Coast Closure Period

Healthy North Coast's offices will be closed for the holidays. We are closing from 5.00pm on Friday 18 December 2020, and re-opening at 9.00am on Monday 4 January 2021.

Dec

16

2020

COVID-19 Testing Over the Holidays

As we welcome visitors to our region for the festive season, it's important that we keep our community COVID-safe.

Dec

11

2020

Lake Cathie’s Healthy Outdoor Gym Boost for Young and Old

The health and fitness of Lake Cathie residents will get a welcome boost thanks to new intergenerational exercise equipment.

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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.

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