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Aug

12

2021

Financial support during COVID-19

If you are experiencing financial difficulty or have been impacted by COVID-19 restrictions, assistance is available.

Aug

12

2021

Dealing with pandemic fatigue? Support is available

As COVID-19 and its effects continue to impact our communities, it’s important to remember that support is available for those experiencing ‘pandemic fatigue’.

Aug

11

2021

Important information for people receiving ITC services from Bulgarr Ngaru Aboriginal Medical Corporation

Recent changes will affect people who have previously accessed ITC services through Bulgarr Ngaru Aboriginal Medical Corporation for their chronic health conditions.

Aug

06

2021

North Coast vaccination figures tracking NSW and Australian averages

Figures show the North Coast’s COVID-19 vaccination rates are on par with NSW and Australian averages.

Aug

06

2021

Businesses encouraged to promote employee vaccination

Business owners who want to encourage employees to get the jab now have a handy set of tools to use.

Aug

05

2021

Healthy North Coast is seeking members for advisory groups

Are you passionate about building healthy North Coast communities? Do you have strong local networks and experience in community engagement, consumer participation or community empowerment?

Aug

04

2021

COVID-19 Restriction Checker

Are you feeling confused about what you can and can’t do under the constantly changing COVID restrictions?

Jul

30

2021

Healthy North Coast recruiting Board members

Healthy North Coast is recruiting up to 3 non-executive directors to fill vacant positions on its Board.

Jul

26

2021

Changes to Healthy North Coast Board advisory structure will improve health for region’s residents

Healthy North Coast is preparing to implement changes to its advisory structure that will increase engagement, communication and collaboration with the communities it serves.

Jul

26

2021

Combating breathlessness is Mehrnoosh’s passion

Port Macquarie physiotherapist Mehrnoosh Alipanahi works with patients to help them develop better coping strategies for breathlessness.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.