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Mar

24

2021

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Free For Everyone, Including Pre-Vaccine Assessment

New MBS items to assess patient suitability to receive a COVID-19 vaccine must be bulk billed. Co-claiming is allowed only for unrelated services.

Mar

24

2021

We Are Open – Extended Hours Support for General Practices and AMSs

In response to the recent flood event in our region, a new initiative will provide temporary financial support to general practices and AMSs to provide additional opening hours at short notice.

Mar

24

2021

Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

Here's a friendly reminder of what to check when receiving and accepting COVID-19 vaccine deliveries.

Mar

24

2021

Updates to Disaster Management HealthPathways

The Disaster Management HealthPathways have been updated to reflect the flood disaster response.

Mar

24

2021

Immunisation Community of Practice Rolls Out Webinar #2

Catch up on last month’s immunisation webinar and register now for Webinar 2, a look at delivering the influenza and COVID-19 vaccination programs.

Mar

21

2021

General Practices and Pharmacies Providing Much Needed Health Care During Flood Crisis

In order to support access to primary medical and mental health services for flood-affected residents in the coming days, Healthy North Coast is undertaking a range of activities.

Mar

18

2021

Mid North Coast and Northern NSW Residents Encouraged to be Patient During Vaccination Rollout

MEDIA RELEASE: Mid North Coast and Northern NSW residents are being urged to be patient as the COVID-19 vaccination rollout continues.

Mar

18

2021

New Digital Platform Will Help Practices Report COVID-19 Vaccinations to AIR

The Clinician Vaccine Integrated Platform has been developed for clinics participating in the COVID-19 vaccination rollout and whose clinical software does not connect to the Australian Immunisation Register.

Mar

17

2021

Primary Care Impact: Improve Preparation of Emergency Equipment

Primary Care Impact has introduced a new QI activity to assist general practices to prepare and audit their emergency equipment.

Mar

17

2021

New Immunisation View in My Health Record

My Health Record’s latest upgrade gives a consolidated immunisation view, making it easier to identify vaccination information such as brand, dose and next vaccination due date.

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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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