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Oct

15

2021

Updated resources on infection control, PPE and telehealth

Our COVID-19 information page for health professionals has been updated with the latest advice and resources on infection control, PPE and telehealth.

Oct

15

2021

Face-to-face education is making a comeback

Healthy North Coast is resuming face-to-face education across the region. Join us to celebrate with your local clinical society.

Oct

14

2021

Improve the management of patients with chronic pain on long term opiates

Primary Care Impact has launched a new QI activity to support general practices improve the management of patients with chronic pain on long-term opiates.

Oct

14

2021

Advanced life support courses for Port Macquarie and Hastings

Healthy North Coast is seeking expressions of interest from general practices who are looking for advanced life support training in the Port Macquarie and Hastings region.

Oct

13

2021

Coordinating care between GPs and emergency departments is key to patient experience

Emergency departments can involve long wait times during busy periods. Coffs Harbour Base Hospital is seeking support of local GPs to help manage patient expectations.

Oct

13

2021

Four-week rehabilitation program at The Buttery Private

The Buttery Private is offering a residential program for people experiencing a range of mental health conditions.

Oct

13

2021

HealthPathways update – October 2021

Check out the latest reviews and updates by our clinical editors.

Oct

08

2021

Primary Care Access evaluation tender now open

Do you know a skilled evaluator with a passion for improving access to primary care?

Oct

08

2021

General practice in the spotlight as COVID-19 cases set to increase

Hospitals have largely managed COVID-19 cases to date. That looks set to change as the number of cases grow and managing COVID-19 becomes a part of our new normal. 

Oct

08

2021

COVID-19 vaccination HealthPathway changes

HealthPathways provides a comprehensive collation of reference material about the COVID-19 vaccination program.

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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.

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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