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Nov

01

2018

Multiple Reasons for Personal My Health Record Success

70 year old Yorklea resident David Bodsworth has multiple chronic health conditions. He believes that My Health Record has changed the direction of his care numerous times.

Oct

29

2018

My Health Record Hits the Road

Thursday 15 November 2018 marks the end of the opt-out period for the My Health Record system. Anyone who has opted out in the four-month period since July can still register for a record in the future.

Oct

29

2018

Did You See the Poo Poke Post Video?

If you are between 50 and 74 years of age, you will receive a bowel screening invitation and free screening kit in the post shortly after your eligible birthday. Don’t put it off! Doing the kit is easy and simple.

Oct

24

2018

Melbourne to Sydney Fundraising Ride

Dr Ian Arthur is a GP at Toormina Medical Centre. In November, he will be riding 1350 km from Melbourne to Sydney to raise money for charity.

Oct

22

2018

Applications Are Now Open for the 2019 NSW Women’s Week Grants

NSW Women’s Week grants provide local organisations with an opportunity to deliver a range of education, mentoring and participatory activities.

Oct

22

2018

Occupational Therapy Australia Releases Free Consumer eBook Series

Occupational Therapy Australia has launched a series of free consumer eBooks as part of Occupational Therapy Week 2018.

Oct

17

2018

Caring for Carers of People with Dementia

Do you care for an older person with dementia? Would you like to join a free program from home and meet others in a similar circumstance?

Oct

02

2018

Mental Health Week: Help is Always at Hand

The theme for Mental Health Week in 2018 is Share the Journey. Anyone with mental health concerns is urged to open up to someone about their issues and take steps to get some professional help.

Oct

02

2018

Community Survey Presentation is Now Available Online

North Coast Primary Health Network invites the community to view key findings from the 2018 Local Health Needs Assessment Community Survey.

Oct

02

2018

Sky’s the Limit: Art on Bundjalung Country Workshop Video Series Streaming at 30,000 ft

In a definite coup for the Art on Bundjalung Country project - and the featured artists - Virgin Australia has included the full series of videos in their October in-flight entertainment program.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Any APHRA 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 make sure they only refer clients to practitioners that 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 xxxx Sam? You can also show on your listing when you are taking extended leave or are not available for a specific period, rather than completely removing your listing.

We will send you an email every three months 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.