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Mar

16

2018

NCPHN and Aboriginal Community Members Join Together to Create a Reconciliation Plan

NCPHN is excited to announce that we are developing a Reconciliation Action Plan.

Mar

15

2018

Improved cancer screening rates is an Australian Government Priority for Primary Health Networks.

NCPHN has been working hard to increase the detection of breast and cervical cancers through the Women’s Cancer Screening Collaborative project.

Mar

08

2018

New, FREE, Online Tool Kit To Help Australian Farmers

Developed by Australian farmers in collaboration with a range of organisations from across the agricultural, health, mental health, university and financial sectors.

Mar

07

2018

NCPHN Supports Attendance at This Year’s Elders Olympics

NCPHN is proudly supporting the Manam-gurrilma Guyunggan Elders from Coffs Harbour to attend the Elders Olympics in Inverell .

Mar

07

2018

Coffs Harbour’s Green Team Becomes First Aid Ready

Team members from the Green Team at the Coffs Harbour Aboriginal Land Council have completed First Aid training organised by the Aboriginal Health Team at NCPHN.

Mar

07

2018

Find Out If You Are at Risk of Kidney Disease

Kidney Health Week was last week (5-11 March). Take a short test to learn if you are at risk of kidney disease.

Mar

07

2018

Recipe: Gluten-Free Chocolate and Almond Cake

Coeliac Awareness Week is 13-20 March so we wanted to share our favourite gluten-free cake with you. It's delicious.

Mar

07

2018

Healthy Towns is Launching in Six North Coast Towns

If you live in Casino, Evans Head, Maclean, Woolgoolga, South West Rocks or Lake Cathie... this is for YOU! Healthy Towns North Coast is a new program that works with communities to design local initiatives to improve health and wellbeing.

Mar

06

2018

How To Win Grants and Influence People

This free community workshop is happening 6pm Wednesday 14 March in Coffs Harbour. Community members, not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises will learn about grant writing techniques.

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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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