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Jul

12

2021

CPD education course for dietitians

GutSmart is a CPD course for dietitians interested in providing targeted care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Jul

08

2021

CPD events hit the right note

In June, Healthy North Coast ran CPD education and networking evenings about dealing with difficult clients; eating disorders; clinician wellbeing; chronic pain; and navigating the NDIS.

Jul

08

2021

NSW Health warns about potent powder posing as ecstasy

A drug that users may mistakenly think is MDMA (ecstasy) powder resulted in a number of people being admitted to hospital in June.

Jul

08

2021

New pathway for over 60s to access Pfizer vaccine

There is now an easy referral process for over-60s contraindicated for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to get a Pfizer vaccine.

Jul

07

2021

Nurses can earn CPD points with free online palliative care training  

Free palliative care online training is available for clinicians and carers who want to build their knowledge and understanding in caring for someone with a life-limiting illness.

Jul

07

2021

HealthPathways housing assistance and homelessness services in our region

Clinicians supporting patients presenting with homelessness concerns can find comprehensive local and statewide resources on the Mid and North Coast HealthPathways website.

Jul

07

2021

Learn about Indigenous connection to spirituality and ancestors

The Centre for Healthcare Knowledge and Innovation's third Cultural Determinants of Health webinar will look at the guiding principles for respecting cultural and spiritual identity.

Jul

07

2021

Boosting bowel cancer screening in LGBTQ communities

Much-loved LGBTQ community figures are fronting a new bowel cancer screening awareness campaign targeting people of diverse sexualities and genders.

Jul

06

2021

NAIDOC Week 2021

This year's NAIDOC Week theme — ‘Heal Country’ — calls for all of us to seek greater protections for lands, waters, sacred sites and cultural heritage.

Jul

06

2021

A safe alternative treatment to resistive depression now available at Bangalow

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation is now available at Currumbin Clinic's Bangalow private practice as an outpatient.

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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.

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.

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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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