News

Dec

08

2020

The Power of Friendship

The Community Visitors Scheme matches volunteer visitors to older people in need of companionship.

Dec

07

2020

HealthPathways Patient Information Website Update

From 10 December, patient information on HealthPathways will only be accessible via the ‘For Patients’ section.

Dec

03

2020

Get Ready for the Summer Holidays

Healthy North Coast is working with the Local Health Districts to plan for patient care over the holiday period. You can help us by completing a short survey on GP availability.

Dec

03

2020

Australian COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Released

The National Cabinet has endorsed the Australian Government's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Dec

03

2020

Request Surgical Masks Now

Healthy North Coast has a limited supply of surgical masks available. Please place your requests by close of business on Monday 14 December.

Dec

02

2020

Could You Be the Voice of Your RACF GP Team?

Get paid to attend RACF outbreak meetings remotely and liaise with colleagues around the outcomes.

Dec

01

2020

Mental Health and Climate Change Resilience

A group of local health professionals has joined with the Port Macquarie Hastings Sustainability Network to develop a climate change resilience project.

Nov

30

2020

Mental Health Webinar Recordings Available – Mid North Coast

Missed our mental health webinar series – Recovery in the Community? Catch up on these informative discussions in your own time with the webinar recordings.

Nov

30

2020

Mental Health Webinar Recordings Available – Northern NSW

Missed our mental health webinar series – Recovery in the Community? Catch up on these informative discussions in your own time with the webinar recordings.

Nov

26

2020

Preparing for a COVID-19 Outbreak in Hastings Macleay

Join us for dinner on Thursday 10 December and hear about the preparations that have been occurring for an RACF COVID-19 outbreak in the Hastings Macleay area.

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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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