News

Apr

01

2021

Tresillian Macksville Residential Unit Accepting Referrals

The new Tresillian Macksville Residential Unit is the first regional inpatient specialist child and family health unit to be established in Australia.

Apr

01

2021

MNCLHD Showcases Leading Better Value Care Initiatives

In March, MNCLHD showcased a range of case studies delivering value-based care across the North Coast. Catch up now on the webinar recording.

Mar

31

2021

Ballina Respiratory Clinic — Casual Staff Openings

Due to increased testing demand in the Ballina and Byron Shires, the Ballina Respiratory Clinic is seeking expressions of interest for staff to undertake casual shifts.

Mar

31

2021

Confirmed COVID-19 Case in Northern NSW

NSW Health has advised today that there is one new locally acquired case of COVID-19 in Northern NSW.

Mar

31

2021

General Practices Prepare for Possible Outbreak

With a COVID-19 case now identified in the Northern Rivers, it is timely for general practices to review their COVID-19 patient care and practice management.

Mar

31

2021

Aged Care COVID-19 Vaccination Update

12 RACFs in the region have started their vaccination programs, and at the end of this week 10 will be completed.

Mar

31

2021

Mid North Coast GPs Now Receiving Hospital Notifications for COVID-19 Vaccines

As part of the MNCLHD Admission and Discharge Notification Pilot, general practitioners will be notified when their patients receive a COVID-19 vaccine from an LHD Covax clinic.

Mar

29

2021

Contact Tracing Underway in Byron Bay, Plus New COVID-19 Testing Centres

Queensland Health has advised that two people who have now tested positive to COVID-19 attended a number of venues in the Byron Bay area from Friday 26 March to Sunday 28 March before returning to Queensland.

Mar

25

2021

Phase 1b Vaccination Rollout — Week 1 Wrap Up

Phase 1b of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout program got underway for North Coast residents this week.

Mar

24

2021

Free 24-hour GP Telehealth Service for People Affected by Floods (or Flood-impacted Communities)

The free 24-hour Healthy North Coast GP Telehealth service has been established to support people affected by the severe weather and flooding on the North Coast.

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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.

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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.

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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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