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Jan

22

2018

Make Healthy Normal

NSW Health is keen to change what we now consider to be ‘normal’. It’s running the Make Healthy Normal campaign to make us stop and think about our current ideas of what is normal.

Jan

18

2018

Are you someone with experience of a long-term medical condition?

Join a panel to boost our Winter Program for people with long-term medical conditions... we want to know what you know!​

Jan

12

2018

Free Online Course: Understanding Dementia

Understanding Dementia is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offering university-quality education about the latest in dementia research and care.

Dec

31

2017

Right Care Right Place

There are lots of options when it comes to getting health advice - this summer you can help keep the emergency department for real emergencies.

Dec

21

2017

Mental health support available over the Christmas/New Year period

Christmas and holidays can be a time of joy and happiness, but for some it’s the most difficult time of the year. Those experiencing stress or worry can often find this time of year hard to cope with. There are a number of mental health suppo...

Dec

19

2017

headspace Grafton has launched with an official opening celebration

North Coast Primary Health Network (NCPHN) is delighted to announce that the Federal Member for Page, Mr Kevin Hogan, Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, Professor Patrick McGorry; national headspace CEO Jason Treth...

Dec

11

2017

Art on Bundjalung Exhibition Now on in Lismore

Connecting and healing through art: the exciting culmination of the Art on Bundjalung Project is now on display at Lismore Regional Gallery. Watch the exhibition opening highlights video, plus more.

Nov

14

2017

More Than 2000 Australians Die from Skin Cancer Each Year

Did you know that skin cancer accounts for over 80% of all new cases of cancer diagnosed in Australia each year?

Nov

14

2017

4400 Reasons to End Foot Amputations

Did you know that there are more than 4,400 amputations every year in Australia as a result of diabetes? Around 85% of diabetes related amputations are preventable if wounds are detected early and managed appropriately.

Nov

13

2017

Grants Available for Creative and Active Ageing Projects

Got an idea to make your community more responsive and inclusive of the needs of older people? 

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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.

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.

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