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Oct

12

2020

October is Mental Health Month: Activate, Educate and Engage

With one in five Australians experiencing some form of mental illness, the need to raise awareness and reduce stigma is vital.

Oct

12

2020

Coffs Harbour Pilot Program Aims to Beat Bowel Cancer

The Mid North Coast Local Health District has begun a pilot program in Coffs Harbour for people who may have bowel cancer.

Oct

07

2020

New Lung Cancer Resource for GPs

A new guide aims to assist GPs with the investigation of lung cancer symptoms.

Oct

07

2020

Butterfly Foundation’s National Helpline

The Butterfly Foundation offers a national helpline for people who are experiencing disordered eating. Phone 1800 33 4673.

Oct

06

2020

Asthma Webinars for Health Professionals

The National Asthma Council Australia has launched an Asthma Best Practice series of six educational webinars.

Oct

06

2020

Diabetes in Practice for Nurses CPD eLearning

This online course is for nurses who are looking to increase their knowledge and improve their support for patients with diabetes.

Oct

06

2020

Expressions of Interest: Addiction Medicine Specialist

Healthy North Coast is seeking expressions of interest from Consultant Drug and Alcohol Clinicians or Addiction Medicine Specialists.

Oct

05

2020

Aboriginal Health Scholarships Available

Applications are now open for scholarships to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people studying entry level health courses.

Oct

05

2020

Countdown to the HealthPathways Mobile-Friendly Platform

HealthPathways Mid and North Coast will soon go mobile-friendly. Learn how to add it to your phone's home screen.

Oct

01

2020

Community Bushfire Recovery Grants Available

Healthy North Coast is inviting communities affected by the 2019-20 bushfires to apply for grants of up to $10,000.

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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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