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Oct

01

2020

Join a Mental Health Co-Design Workshop

Healthy North Coast is inviting people to join us in the co-design phase of the Mental Health Literacy Project.

Oct

01

2020

GP-Led Respiratory Clinics Receive Extension

GP-led respiratory clinics will be offered contracts to continue operations for a further six months. The extension will last until 31 March 2021.

Oct

01

2020

MNCLHD Admission and Discharge Notification Pilot Now Live

The Mid North Coast Local Health District has gone live with their admission and discharge notification pilot this week. Feedback from general practices has been positive.

Sep

30

2020

Kempsey Macleay Clinical Society Kicks Off with Dementia Event

The Kempsey Macleay region has a new Healthy North Coast Clinical Society. Its first event on 15 October will focus on dementia in the Macleay Valley.

Sep

30

2020

RACF COVID-19 Outbreak: Are You a Practice With a GP Considering the Team Leader Role?

The COVID-19 RACF Outbreak GP Framework provides the opportunity for one GP at each facility to be a GP Team Leader - a remote role whose sole purpose is communication.

Sep

29

2020

Increasing Preparedness for Emergency in General Practice

The bushfire danger period has commenced on the North Coast. This is a good time for general practice staff to access custom-designed trauma-related training.

Sep

24

2020

MBS Telehealth Items Extended to March 2021

Healthy North Coast welcomes the Federal Government’s confirmation that temporary MBS telehealth items have been extended until 31 March 2021.

Sep

24

2020

Management of Mild COVID-19 Illness in General Practice

Healthy North Coast is working hard to ensure primary care services are ready to respond to a COVID-19 outbreak if necessary.

Sep

23

2020

GPs Working in RACFs: Are You Ready for an Outbreak of COVID-19?

Learn what a GP with a few patients in a residential aged care facility can do to prepare for a COVID-19 outbreak.

Sep

23

2020

Queensland Border Zone Expansion

The Queensland border zone will expand on 1 October. The zone will now include the Byron, Ballina, Lismore, Richmond Valley and Glen Innes local government areas.

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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.

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