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Apr

09

2021

Changes to AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccination Recommendations

COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine is preferred over the AstraZeneca vaccine for adults aged under 50 years. Australian Government has now announced an additional 20 million Pfizer doses for quarter 4.

Apr

07

2021

Clinical Society Calendar Out Now

Healthy North Coast’s clinical society calendar is now available, with the first event on 20 April. Download the calendar and join your local clinical society.

Apr

07

2021

Hastings Macleay Eating Disorder Clinic Pilot Program

The Hasting Macleay Eating Disorder Clinic aims to provide specialist support to GPs who manage adult patients with moderate to severe eating disorders.

Apr

07

2021

Improved Access to the National Cancer Screening Register

The National Cancer Screening Register has introduced an online Healthcare Provider Portal and integration with clinical software.

Apr

06

2021

Eligibility Expanded for Focus on New Fathers Program

The Focus on New Fathers program provides helpful tips and tools through a free text message-based service called SMS4dads.

Apr

06

2021

Need Help Navigating Online Mental Health Resources?

The ever-expanding world of mental health apps, websites and online programs can be daunting to navigate.

Apr

06

2021

General Practitioner Wanted in Bowraville

The Mid North Coast Local Health District is looking for a VMO General Practitioner in Bowraville. Permanent part-time position, 20 hours per week.

Apr

06

2021

Help Shape the Commonwealth Digital Health Blueprint

The Commonwealth is committed to setting digital health policy that delivers better health outcomes and experiences for consumers. If you haven't already — complete this 12-minute survey by Sunday 11 April.

Apr

01

2021

Easter Long Weekend Office Closure

Healthy North Coast's offices will be closed for the Easter long weekend. But we're still here for you when you need us. During this period, you can reach us via email at [email protected]

Apr

01

2021

Creating a Better Work/Life Balance When You Are a Frontline Responder

After nearly a year working on the front line in a respiratory clinic, testing patients for COVID-19, Dr Tonya Coren has decided to make 2021 the year she gets back into creating a better work/life balance.

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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.