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Apr

30

2018

Cancer Patient and Carer Home Visit Scheme in Ballina Shire

The Cancer Patient and Carer Home Visit Scheme creates a link to support, company and conversation for community members after a cancer diagnosis.

Apr

17

2018

Looking For Reliable Information About Eating Disorders?

Now there’s a place on the web to assist people in the prevention, identification, referral and treatment of eating disorders.

Apr

13

2018

Port Macquarie Breaks State Record

The Men’s Health Education Rural Van visited various sites across the Mid North Coast recently - their last stop in Port Macquarie broke the NSW record with 112 visits.

Apr

03

2018

Healthy Towns has launched and we need to hear your ideas!

Healthy Towns has now launched in Casino, Evans Head, Maclean and Woolgoolga. Community surveys are open and we want to hear from you!

Apr

03

2018

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea Turns 25

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is a great opportunity to share a cuppa and delicious treats for a good cause. Rally your community to host an event this year.

Apr

03

2018

Advance Care Planning Week

If you were unable to speak for yourself, who would speak for you? And what health care decisions would you want them to make?

Mar

29

2018

Immunisation – Get The Facts

World Immunisation Week is April 24-30. A week when we can celebrate the eradication and reduction of some diseases thanks to vaccines.

Mar

29

2018

FundAbility Grant Program

Northcott is excited to announce that FundAbility is back for its final year. The program aims to make communities more inclusive for people with disability.

Mar

29

2018

New Small Grant Program for Community-Driven Preventive Health

The Healthy Communities Mid North Coast Innovation Fund will provide funding to projects with an interest in preventive health.

Mar

28

2018

Warning: Do Not Handle Bats

Northern NSW Health has put out a warning urging people to avoid contact with bats. This follows reports of increased numbers of bats in our region.

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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.

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.

You can read the full Terms of Use by clicking here.