News

Apr

20

2020

Expanded Epidemiological Criteria

The epidemiological criteria for a suspect COVID-19 case in NSW has been expanded.

Apr

20

2020

GP Respiratory Clinic Open in Murwillumbah

The Murwillumbah General Practice Respiratory Clinic is now open. The clinic will provide free assessment, testing and diagnosis for people with mild to moderate respiratory symptoms at no cost to patients.

Apr

20

2020

COVID-19 Impact on Local Services

We are regularly updating the COVID-19 Impact on Local Services HealthPathway to keep you in the know. This page is periodically refreshed to ensure you see the most up-to-date content.

Apr

20

2020

Media Release: Don’t Drop Regular GP Appointments

People with medical conditions or due for routine screening should not let their regular doctor appointments slip due to COVID-19 fears.

Apr

17

2020

Building Community Connections

We've noticed a lot of businesses and individuals throughout the North Coast offering special services to assist community members needing extra support during COVID-19.

Apr

17

2020

National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce Mild Disease Pathways

The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce has released new flowcharts for the assessment and management of COVID-19.

Apr

17

2020

Secondary Triage System for RACFs

A secondary triage system aims to support older people living in residential aged care facilities to remain ‘at home’ during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr

16

2020

Response Framework for Aboriginal Communities on the North Coast

The COVID-19 Response Framework for Aboriginal Communities on the North Coast provides guidance to health care providers to best support Aboriginal communities during this time.

Apr

16

2020

Mental Health Support During COVID-19

People needing mental health support can now receive counselling by phone or ‘telepsychology’. Telepsychology sessions use a smartphone, tablet or computer.

Apr

16

2020

Introducing the New Mobile-Friendly HealthPathways

We are pleased to introduce a new, mobile-friendly HealthPathways platform. The new look and navigation style will make it even easier to find the information you are looking for. 

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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.