Free Clinic in Ulong

The small town of Ulong near Coffs Harbour will have a refurbished clinical space opening in 2019. Free clinics will take place monthly, staffed by nursing students from TAFE NSW.




My Health Record Opt-Out Extended

The Australian Parliament has passed the My Health Records Amendment (Strengthening Privacy) Bill 2018. What do the changes and accompanying extension of the opt-out period mean to you?




Get Chin-spired for Decembeard®

Decembeard® Australia is a hair–raising fundraiser that encourages men to grow a beard, raise funds and help beat bowel cancer.




November Update: Healthy Towns Casino

Casino's Local Advisory Group met to support the planning and implementation of Healthy Towns initiatives. Activities around diet and exercise, mental health, transport, youth and reconciliation were endorsed.




November Update: Healthy Towns Maclean

Over the past two months Healthy Towns Maclean has been busy organising events and co-ordinating and supporting activities. Read on to find out about some of the initiatives we have progressed so far.




November Update: Healthy Towns Evans Head

Evan Heads' Local Advisory Group met to support the planning and implementation of Healthy Towns initiatives. Initiatives around social connection, access to services, mental health and transport were endorsed.




November Update: Healthy Towns Woolgoolga

During October, Healthy Towns Woolgoolga helped to establish an interagency meeting for service providers, and co-ordinate a Mental Health Month community breakfast.




November Update: Healthy Towns South West Rocks

In October, Healthy Towns in South West Rocks held a clinical GP breakfast, hosted a Community Wellbeing Day at Horseshoe Bay and saw the launch of parkrun.




November Update: Healthy Towns Lake Cathie

Healthy Towns in Lake Cathie had a big October! Our Mental Health Month event brought the community together, and a new partnership will allow us to fulfil a long held community request.




Local Aboriginal artists invited to submit artworks

$500 prize money on offer for each selected artwork as part of the North Coast PHN’s Reconciliation Action Plan. Local artists are invited to submit work that relates to reconciliation and health. Terms and conditions apply.

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Update provided 21 April 2022.

As you know, Lismore Skin Clinic in Molesworth Street was destroyed in the recent floods, and we are trying to rebuild the site as soon as we can.

In the meantime we will be moving to St Vincent’s Hospital Specialist Medical Centre – Level 4, Suite 12 – 20 Dalley Street Lismore.

We hope to be up and running in the next two weeks (by early to mid May 2022) and our receptionists will soon begin calling our patients to rebook their appointments and catch up with their needs.

Once we have a firm opening date we will update this notification.

Our email address – [email protected] and our phone number – 02 6621 3500 will remain the same as in the past. Only the address changes for a while.

We look forward to seeing you soon in our new premises.

Many thanks for your patience and understanding in these heartbreaking times – stay safe.

Dr Gudmundsen and the Team from Lismore Skin Clinic


Contact our Education Team

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Nigel Cronin
Senior Manager, Education
[email protected]
0437 169 786
02 6627 3390
Based on Bundjalung Country in Lismore

Bronwyn Thirkell
Centre for Healthcare Knowledge & Innovation and Education and Events Coordinator NNSW
[email protected]
0437 027 751
02 6618 5445
Based on Bundjalung Country in Ballina

Krissi Devlin
Education and Events Coordinator MNC
[email protected]
0447 407 473
02 6659 1808
Working days: Monday Thursday.
Based on Gumbaynggirr Country in Coffs Harbour

Mental Health Practitioner Directory

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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