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Jul

14

2022

Fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose protects the most vulnerable

An additional 7.4 million Australians are eligible to receive a fourth COVID-19 vaccination following an update to ATAGI's recommendations.

Jul

08

2022

Winter warmer family fun day

Social Futures programs "Stand By & Care Connect" have combined to engage in Community through a "Winter Warmer Community Connection Day".

Jul

07

2022

NAIDOC Week 2022: Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!

As part of NAIDOC Week, Healthy North Coast has profiled wonderful Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders leaders on the North Coast.

Jul

07

2022

Healthy North Coast seeking non-Executive Board Directors  

Healthy North Coast is seeking 2 non-Executive Directors to play a critical role in the strategic leadership of the organisation.

Jul

06

2022

Ballina grants blitz: bringing support to you

The Grants Blitz will come to town end of July to assist with grant application assessment on the spot, with the aim to lessen the burden for people.

Jul

06

2022

Let’s Get2it campaign encourages bowel screening

Bowel cancer is Australia’s second biggest cancer killer, claiming the lives of around 100 Australians every week. People aged 50 to 74 are being encouraged to participate in this year’s National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP).

Jul

06

2022

NAIDOC Week: Celebrating our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders on the North Coast

Gulwanyang is a proud Birrbay and Dhanggati woman of the Gathang speaking language group. She belongs to two strong bloodlines and works in many roles.

Jul

06

2022

Community members needed for health advisory groups

Northern NSW Local Health District is searching for community members to join health advisory groups.

Jul

06

2022

Share your views on Zoster vaccines

ATAGI advises that a public consultation is now open on the recommended use of Zoster vaccines for inclusion in the Australian Immunisation Handbook. Have your say now.

Jul

06

2022

Consultation open on proposed meningococcal B vaccines

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the recommended use of meningococcal B vaccines in people at increased risk of meningococcal B disease.

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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

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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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