News

Apr

15

2021

Supporting our communities: a healthy win for Eastern Dorrigo residents

The opening of the Ulong Health Hub has been a long time coming — it’s been more than 20 years since the village had a GP.

Apr

13

2021

A phone call each day to check you’re okay

The Australian Red Cross provides daily telephone calls to check on the wellbeing of people who are at risk of of accidents or illnesses that may go unnoticed.

Apr

12

2021

Focus on New Fathers – expanded eligibility

The Focus on New Fathers program supports local dads in the Northern Rivers, with over 160 dads and dads-to-be enrolled so far.

Apr

06

2021

Nurse Ebony is dishing up kindness in her kitchen

Enrolled nurse Ebony Shalders is passionate about cooking and it would be fair to say she has a lot on her plate.

Apr

01

2021

North Coast COVID Update

There has been one confirmed locally acquired case of COVID-19 in northern NSW. Significant contact tracing is under way involving thousands of people.

Apr

01

2021

COVID Vaccination Update

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination program across the North Coast is continuing, safely and methodically.

Apr

01

2021

North Coast Flood Response Update

Much of the North Coast was affected by last month’s extreme weather and flooding, with 11 local government areas declared natural disasters.

Mar

31

2021

Coronavirus: Resources for Anxiety and Stress

Black Dog Institute’s tools and resources can be accessed by anyone, anywhere to help deal with the uncertainty of COVID-19.

Mar

31

2021

Confirmed COVID-19 Case in Northern NSW

NSW Health has advised that there is one new locally acquired case of COVID-19 in Northern NSW.

Mar

12

2021

Bushfire Recovery Grants – Round 2 Now Open

Grant applications are now open to fund activities that support healing and recovery from the impact of the 2019-20 bushfires.

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Mental Health Practitioner Directory

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.