News

Sep

19

2018

New Diabetes Service in Lismore & Ballina

St Vincent’s Lismore is pleased to announce the opening of its Diabetes Service in Lismore and Ballina.

Sep

17

2018

How to Talk About Suicide

There’s no getting around it, talking about suicide is a tough conversation to have, no matter how old you are. But it’s one we need to have.

Sep

10

2018

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australian men, with almost 20,000 diagnoses and close to 3,500 deaths each year.

Sep

03

2018

Your Health Link National Photographic Competition

Do you enjoy taking photos? Photographers of all abilities are encouraged to enter the Your Health Link National Photographic Competition, which offers more than $45,000 in prizes.

Aug

28

2018

Port Macquarie Walks out of the Shadows and into the Light

Lifeline Mid Coast will be holding their annual bereavement walk 'Out of the Shadows' in Port Macquarie on Sunday 9 September 2018.

Aug

28

2018

You Can Help Us Improve How We Present and Share Local Health Information

We need feedback from people who use our health services and their carers. You can help us make it easier for people to understand and use health information.

Aug

27

2018

Port Macquarie Resident Tells All: “What You Need to Know About My Health Record”

Raewyne Watson from Port Macquarie knows that making decisions about healthcare should never be taken lightly. The decision to get a My Health Record or opt out is no different.

Aug

14

2018

Caring for Carers of People with Dementia

Are you the main carer for someone with dementia? Would you like to join a free program from home and meet others in a similar circumstance?

Aug

13

2018

My Health Record Opt-Out Period Extended

The Australian Government has extended the opt-out period for My Health Record by an extra month to 15 November 2018.

Aug

08

2018

Don’t Miss the BreastScreen Bus

The BreastScreen NSW mobile unit will be visiting Evans Head, Coraki and Kyogle later this month. Women aged 50 - 74 years are actively encouraged to attend for screening every two years.

Submit A Story

Refine By Region

Refine By Interest

Mental Health Practitioner Directory

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.