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20

2021

‘Speak Up’ health survey will help make a difference

Have a voice in our community survey. Tell us what's up, or down, with health in your town!

Aug

20

2021

Are you a GP and passionate about education?

Break up your clinical load by getting paid to support colleagues with the knowledge and skills they need to be great clinicians.

Aug

19

2021

Dr Marion Lynn giving old school care to rural and regional communities

Dr Marion Lynn is working hard to vaccinate difficult-to-reach patients and workers in rural and regional areas.

Aug

19

2021

COVID-19 temporary disruption to BreastScreen NSW

BreastScreen NSW has temporarily suspended routine breast screening in response to the increasing risk posed by the COVID-19 Delta strain.

Aug

18

2021

Suicide prevention service available in Bellingen and Kempsey

Healthy North Coast is funding a support and treatment service for people who are at risk of suicide or self-harm.

Aug

18

2021

Useful HealthPathways for GP registrars and supervisors

HealthPathways is an excellent resource for the new intake of GP registrars – welcome to the North Coast!

Aug

18

2021

Online Resilient Communities sessions return to Bellingen

Resilient Communities is a free online program for people living in the Bellingen Shire.

Aug

17

2021

Reception Insider – free online podcast series for medical receptionists

The RACGP has developed a free series of five-minute podcasts for medical receptionists.

Aug

17

2021

Minding Your Mind

Mental health expert Professor Ian Hickie and author and broadcaster James O’Loghlin have teamed up for a podcast exploring all aspects of mental health.

Aug

17

2021

Consultation open for draft Sepsis Clinical Care Standard

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is inviting comments from the public on the draft Sepsis Clinical Care Standard.

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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.