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Jul

30

2018

Can You Offer Safe Temporary Accommodation to a Young Person?

Connecting You is seeking family carers in Lismore, Grafton and Tweed.

Jul

30

2018

Red Dust Healing and Aboriginal Chronic Disease Conference

The Red Dust Healing Workshop and the Aboriginal Chronic Disease Conference were held in Coffs Harbour during late May.

Jul

30

2018

Activities Weekend for People with Disabilities

For the past twenty years, Ability Advocacy has held an annual "get together" on the North Coast for people with disability.

Jul

27

2018

Help Shape the National Action Plan for Lung Conditions

Lung Foundation Australia is developing the first National Strategic Action Plan for Lung Conditions through funding from the Australian Government Department of Health.

Jul

26

2018

West Ballina Resident Says My Health Record Helped Him Over the Years

“When the doctors ask me a lot of questions and then the hospital staff ask me the same questions... I tell them to look at my My Health Record and they can see everything there,” said Ken.

Jul

26

2018

Support Group for Suicide Survivors

Lifeline Mid North Coast has set up a specially designed group called Eclipse to help connect people who’ve attempted suicide. The group caters for residents of Port Macquarie, Taree and Kempsey and small towns surrounding and in between.

Jul

24

2018

Family and Carer Mental Health Program

Do you care for somebody with a mental illness? Mission Australia provides free support for families and carers of people with a mental illness.

Jul

16

2018

My Health Record – In Your Hands

All Australians can now decide if they want a My Health Record. If you choose not to have one, you will be able to opt out during a three‐month period from 16 July to October 15 2018.

Jul

11

2018

Don’t Miss the BreastScreen Bus

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

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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.

Social workers, psychotherapists and counsellors are ineligible to list in the directory.

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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