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Jun

30

2020

COVID-19 NSW Quarantine Exemptions

NSW Health has released updated quarantine information.

Jun

30

2020

Voluntary Patient Enrolment Initiative Delayed

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and response activities, the voluntary patient enrolment initiative will no longer commence on 1 July 2020.

Jun

29

2020

Strengthening the Emergency Preparedness of Vulnerable Older People

Meals on Wheels NSW has developed a toolkit for help with preparing older people for emergencies.

Jun

17

2020

Changes to Reduce Harms from Prescription Opioids

Carers NSW is running a new program to help older carers understand the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and how to best use it. The National Community Connector program commenced on 1 June 2020. It is for carers aged 65 plus ...

Jun

17

2020

New Changes to the National Immunisation Schedule

From 1 July 2020, the National Immunisation Program schedule will be updated to improve protection against meningococcal and pneumococcal disease.

Jun

17

2020

Primary Care Impact Update

Nurse Led Cervical Cancer Screening Service Danielle Midgley, Practice Nurse at Tweed Coast Medical, has successfully implemented a nurse-led cervical cancer screening service. She has kindly shared her PDSA with you.

Jun

17

2020

Why General Practices Need Nurses More Than Ever

From infection control to flu clinics, nurses are an important part of the general practice team. A new guide explains how general practices can make the most of the nurse role during COVID-19. It also shows how nurses attract revenue streams t...

Jun

17

2020

Updated Clinical Advice on Collection for COVID-19

NSW Health has provided updated advice on the collection of nasal and throat swabs for respiratory virus testing. This covers the required materials, preparation and specimien collection procedure.

Jun

17

2020

Updated COVID-19 Advice on High Risk Respiratory Therapies and Techniques

The Agency for Clinical Innovation has updated their advice on the following high-risk respiratory therapies and techniques:

Jun

16

2020

Aged Care Education Packages

The Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care offers educational packages for health professionals who work with older people.

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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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