News

Jul

16

2020

One New Case of COVID-19 in Northern NSW

Northern NSW Local Health District's media release confirms a new positive COVID-19 result in a person who travelled to Northern NSW from Melbourne, arriving at Ballina airport on Sunday, 12 July on Jetstar flight JQ466.

Jul

16

2020

Australian Government Announces Stage Seven of Telehealth Reforms

Medicare-subsidised telehealth services, introduced as a key part of the COVID-19 response, will now promote patients receiving continuous care from a patient’s regular GP or medical practice.

Jul

16

2020

Do You Refer Patients to NNSWLHD Services?

Northern NSW Local Health District is seeking GP input about referral processes to their services – this is your chance to have your say and help inform future improvements.

Jul

16

2020

Port Macquarie Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Port Macquarie Base Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is offering rehab sessions via videoconferencing.

Jul

16

2020

NSW Health General Practitioner COVID-19 update

Dr Kerry Chant, NSW Health Chief Health Officer, with the latest general practitioner update since the COVID-19 outbreaks in Victoria and South Western Sydney.

Jul

15

2020

Free Alcohol and Other Drug Addiction Treatment Online for People in Nimbin, Casino, Kyogle

The Buttery is offering a free four-week online program to help people with alcohol and other drug issues, without needing to join a residential program.

Jul

14

2020

My Aged Care e-Referral for GPs

My Aged Care e-Referrals have been updated and improved. GPs can refer their patients to My Aged Care from their electronic practice management systems.

Jul

14

2020

GP Peer Support and Case Discussion Group

The Black Dog Institute is hosting an online GP case discussion and peer support group.

Jul

08

2020

Mid North Coast GPs Will Pilot Hospital Admission and Discharge Notifications

Mid North Coast general practices and Aboriginal Medical Services will soon participate in a hospital admission and discharge notification pilot.

Jul

08

2020

Direct Access Colonoscopy – Mid North Coast Local Health District

The Direct Access Colonoscopy initiative seeks to address the increased demand for colonoscopies.

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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.

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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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