News

Jan

15

2021

A New Year, A New Start for Clinical Societies

Join your colleagues for breakfast in February and help design the 2021 CPD program for your local Clinical Society — now in eight locations across our region. You decide the what, when, how and by whom!

Jan

14

2021

Planning Underway For COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Further to our 8 December 2021 news article on Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccine National Rollout Strategy, planning is underway for our local vaccination program.

Jan

13

2021

Workshops to Help with Diagnosis and Treatment of PTSD in Emergency Service Workers

The Black Dog Institute is running mental health training for GPs in areas affected by the 2019-20 bushfires.

Jan

13

2021

StepCare Service Helping GPs Treat Australians With Anxiety and Depression

The Black Dog Institute’s StepCare Service is an evidence-informed, mental health service.

Jan

13

2021

Coronavirus: Resources for Anxiety and Stress

Black Dog Institute’s tools and resources can be accessed by anyone, anywhere to help deal with the uncertainty of COVID-19.

Jan

12

2021

New Post-COVID-19 Conditions HealthPathway

The Mid and North Coast HealthPathways team has published the Post-COVID-19 Conditions HealthPathway.

Jan

11

2021

Safety Advisory – Zostavax Vaccine

Health professionals are advised that Zostavax vaccine should not be used in people whose immune system is weakened by certain medical conditions or medicines.

Jan

11

2021

New Recovery App Helps People Overcome Substance Use Issues

A new, free recovery app has been developed for people facing mental health and substance use challenges.

Jan

11

2021

Shortage of Estradot (estradiol) 25 and 75

The Therapeutic Goods Administration is advising of a shortage of Estradot 25 and Estradot 75 hormone replacement therapy transdermal patches.

Jan

08

2021

Healthy North Coast Prepares for COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Healthy North Coast is working in partnership with primary care providers and NSW Health to coordinate the local delivery of Australia's COVID-19 Vaccine National Rollout Strategy.

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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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