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Mar

31

2020

Podcasts for General Practitioners and Practice Managers

RACGP NSW/ACT is developing podcasts for general practitioners and practice managers around COVID-19.

Mar

30

2020

New North Coast Telehealth and MBS Resources

The COVID-19 telehealth model involves the adoption of video and phone consultations to create a ‘safe zone’ for delivering primary health care.

Mar

30

2020

Webinar Recording for Mental Health and Allied Health Providers

Last week, North Coast PHN held a COVID-19 information session for local mental health and allied health service providers. A recording of this webinar is now available.

Mar

30

2020

Message for the Mob: COVID-19 and Chronic Disease

Nicola Barker, North Coast PHN's Aboriginal Health Coordinator, has filmed a video message for the mob.

Mar

29

2020

MBS Telehealth Items Now Open to All Australians​

From 8am Monday 30 March, the Australian Government has expanded COVID-19 telehealth MBS items to ALL Australians.

Mar

27

2020

Influenza Immunisation During COVID-19

Influenza immunisation has never been more important. This year's flu vaccinations will take more planning to work around the limitations imposed by COVID-19.

Mar

27

2020

Rapid Onboarding of General Practice Medical Officers at NNSWLHD

Dr Tim Williams is NNSWLHD’s Executive Director of Medical Service. He is inviting GPs to submit expressions of interest to support hospital-related work over the coming weeks and months.

Mar

27

2020

COVID-19 Impact on Local Services

The COVID-19 Impact on Local Services pathway details changes to health services across the Mid and North Coasts. It will be updated as information comes to hand.

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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.