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Apr

16

2019

The Lab is Coming to Grafton

The Lab is coming to Grafton for Term 3 2019. The Lab is a technology club for young people, aged 10 to 16, with high functioning autism and Asperger’s who enjoy working with computers.

Apr

11

2019

How I Learnt to Process Grief Without Drugs

A double-serving of grief sent Nick, a 34-year-old electrician, into a place of self-destruction. He says that the Buttery’s Therapeutic Community saved his life.

Apr

10

2019

Measles Warning for Northern NSW

People in Coolangatta, Cabarita, Pottsville, Murwillumbah and Tweed may have been exposed to measles between Saturday 30 March and Thursday 4 April.

Apr

08

2019

New Telehealth Service Delivers Affordable Menopause Relief to Rural Women

A new telehealth service will allow menopausal women living in remote areas to speak privately with a doctor via their phone, mobile device or computer.

Apr

08

2019

Save the Date to Vaccinate

Download the Save the Date to Vaccinate app to stay up to date with your child's vaccinations.

Apr

02

2019

2018 Needs Assessment Reports Are Now Available Online

NCPHN has published four Needs Assessment reports which include current and relevant health and service data relating to general population health.

Mar

27

2019

Get Involved In A New Vision For The North Coast

Mental health and substance misuse are difficult topics – but we need to talk about them. A new vision for our region is being launched and it’s a chance for community voices to be heard. Register for the launch event today...

Mar

26

2019

Don’t Miss the BreastScreen Bus

The BreastScreen NSW mobile unit will be visiting Bellingen, Kempsey and Bowraville in the coming weeks.

Mar

20

2019

Psychosocial Capacity Building – Providers Wanted

NCPHN is now seeking proposals from experienced providers to deliver psychosocial capacity building activities to people with severe mental illness.

Mar

18

2019

ACON’s LGBTIQ+ Community Awareness Campaigns

ACON (AIDS Council of New South Wales) has three campaigns to raise awareness among LGBTIQ+ people about cervical and breast cancer, plus being smoke free and still fierce.

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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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