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Sep

16

2020

RACF COVID-19 Outbreak – What Will It Be Like for RACF GPs?

As Healthy North Coast progresses rolling out the COVID-19 RACF Outbreak GP Framework, we are being asked, “What will an outbreak be like? ”

Sep

16

2020

Support Your Patients to Stop Drinking in Pregnancy

Refer your patients to the Get Healthy in Pregnancy service for non-judgemental support and practical tools to help them stop drinking during pregnancy.

Sep

15

2020

‘Improve Recording of Alcohol Status’ Proves Popular With Practices

Improving recording of alcohol status is currently the most popular quality improvement activity in Primary Care Impact, after COVID-19 patient and staff safety.

Sep

14

2020

Melanoma Risk Calculators

Clinicians now have access to a series of online melanoma risk calculators to assist in prevention, early detection and optimum treatment of melanoma.

Sep

11

2020

Putting the Focus on New Fathers

A free program to help new and expectant fathers through the challenges of parenthood is being rolled out in Northern NSW.

Sep

10

2020

COVID-19 RACF Outbreak GP Framework – Are You a Team Leader?

Healthy North Coast is looking for GP Team Leaders. This remote role will act as a conduit with the GP team during a COVID-19 outbreak in a residential aged care facility.

Sep

10

2020

Online GP Support Group – RACF COVID-19 Response

GPs can take part in a video support group with a particular focus on caring for residents in aged care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep

10

2020

Do You Have Patients in an Aged Care Facility?

A checklist has been developed for GPs with patients in aged care facilities, based on the Victorian experience.

Sep

09

2020

HealthPathways Mobile-Friendly Site Coming Soon

From 29 October 2020, HealthPathways Mid and North Coast will default to the mobile-friendly view.

Sep

09

2020

Telestroke Service Reaches Northern NSW Patients

The NSW Telestroke Service at Lismore Base Hospital links stroke patients with specialist clinicians via telehealth.

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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.

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.