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Sep

23

2021

Shining a light on dementia, its diagnosis and treatment

Dr Hilton Koppe says there’s much that can be done to improve the diagnosis and treatment of people living with dementia.

Sep

23

2021

GPs describe sexual health webinar as a ‘wonderful refresher’

Earlier this month, Healthy North Coast delivered a two-hour webinar on sexually transmitted infections and HIV. A video recording is now available.

Sep

23

2021

Recording batch numbers for COVID-19 vaccines

It is mandatory for all vaccination providers to report any COVID-19 vaccinations to the Australian Immunisation Register.

Sep

23

2021

Seeking Aboriginal organisations and community groups to undertake drug and alcohol programs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander drug and alcohol programs will run across Birpai, Dunghutti, Gumbaynggirr, Yaegl, Bundjalung, Arakwal and Githabul communities.

Sep

23

2021

RACF COVID-19 outbreaks in a vaccinated world

How will a residential aged care facility outbreak look when the majority of staff and residents are vaccinated?

Sep

22

2021

New medical educator for Healthy North Coast

Healthy North Coast is excited to have engaged Dr Liz Hicks as a part-time medical educator commencing 8 October.

Sep

22

2021

Lismore Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Want to help your patients breathe a little easier? Pulmonary rehabilitation is best practice for someone who has chronic lung disease.

Sep

20

2021

Nicotine vaping products become prescription only from 1 October

A reminder that scheduling changes for nicotine vaping products take effect from Friday 1 October 2021.

Sep

17

2021

North Coast continues trajectory to 70% jab target

The North Coast is continuing its trajectory towards having 70% of the eligible population vaccinated against COVID-19.

Sep

16

2021

Managing the risk of COVID-19 exposure in general practice

As community transmission becomes more common, it is time for practices to consider their COVID plans and protocols for managing the risk of exposure.

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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.

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