News

May

24

2022

What’s triggering you this winter?

Asthma Australia has created a winter hub with handy tips and resources.

May

23

2022

Coastal Neurophysiology opens in Southport

Dr Ventzi Bonev has opened a new neurophysiology clinic at Southport, which will help support the neurophysiological requirements of South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales.

May

23

2022

Opportunity to participate in gender and mental health project

Call-out for a University of Sydney research project exploring the experiences of women who have received involuntary (unwanted) mental health treatment.

May

23

2022

Wauchope Respiratory Clinic moving to Wauchope Quality Healthcare

The Wauchope Respiratory Clinic will be moving to Wauchope Quality Healthcare from Thursday 9 June 2022.

May

10

2022

Bangalow Medical Centre promotes Heart Health Week

This Heart Week (2–8 May), Bangalow Medical Centre worked hard to create awareness of Heart Week to their local community.

May

06

2022

Head to Health connecting people to mental health care and support

Located at Healthy North Coast's new Lismore Health Precinct, Head to Health provides a welcoming, low stigma, soft entry point for engagement, assessment and treatment.

May

05

2022

COTA’s Living Longer Living Stronger program launched

Living Longer Living Stronger exercise program for people aged 50-100+ launched across the Mid-North Coast and Northern NSW.

Feb

11

2022

Keeping up to date with COVID vaccination status

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has recommended a change to the definition of COVID-19 vaccine status from ‘fully vaccinated’ to ‘up to date’.

Feb

09

2022

New resources for people recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

To assist people recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a new campaign shares the experiences and advice of people who have been living with the condition for a number of years.

Feb

08

2022

Telehealth for cancer patients and carers fact sheet

Cancer Council has produced a new factsheet to help people understand how telehealth works, available in 12 languages.

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Update provided 21 April 2022.

As you know, Lismore Skin Clinic in Molesworth Street was destroyed in the recent floods, and we are trying to rebuild the site as soon as we can.

In the meantime we will be moving to St Vincent’s Hospital Specialist Medical Centre – Level 4, Suite 12 – 20 Dalley Street Lismore.

We hope to be up and running in the next two weeks (by early to mid May 2022) and our receptionists will soon begin calling our patients to rebook their appointments and catch up with their needs.

Once we have a firm opening date we will update this notification.

Our email address – [email protected] and our phone number – 02 6621 3500 will remain the same as in the past. Only the address changes for a while.

We look forward to seeing you soon in our new premises.

Many thanks for your patience and understanding in these heartbreaking times – stay safe.

Dr Gudmundsen and the Team from Lismore Skin Clinic

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Nigel Cronin
Senior Manager, Education
[email protected]
0437 169 786
02 6627 3390
Based on Bundjalung Country in Lismore

Bronwyn Thirkell
Centre for Healthcare Knowledge & Innovation and Education and Events Coordinator NNSW
[email protected]
0437 027 751
02 6618 5445
Based on Bundjalung Country in Ballina

Krissi Devlin
Education and Events Coordinator MNC
[email protected]
0447 407 473
02 6659 1808
Working days: Monday Thursday.
Based on Gumbaynggirr Country in Coffs Harbour

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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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