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Mar

11

2021

Latest News on the North Coast COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Healthy North Coast is playing a key role in supporting the Australian Government’s phased rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination program.

Feb

25

2021

Garden Village Centenarian Supports Residents’ Vaccination

Healthy North Coast was pleased this week to support Port Macquarie’s Garden Village, which hosted a pre-COVID-19 vaccination event.

Feb

04

2021

Experienced Board Members Join Healthy North Coast

Mid North Coast and Northern NSW communities will benefit from the recent appointment of two new board members at Healthy North Coast.

Feb

01

2021

Bowra’s Big Bash Supports Bushfire Recovery

Bowraville Lions Club is presenting Bowra’s Big Bash at Hennessy Tape Oval, Bowraville on 14 February.

Feb

01

2021

Relaxing and Recharging at Evans Head

Evans Head residents are participating in a program designed to improve mental health, reduce stress and promote mindfulness.

Jan

25

2021

The Mental Health Literacy Project Has a Plain and Simple Goal

This project aims to make it easier for people to get information about their health, and to access mental health services that are right for them.

Jan

25

2021

Start Back-to-School Asthma Preparations Now

Asthma Australia is reminding parents of children with asthma to begin preparing for the new school year.

Jan

13

2021

StepCare Service Helping GPs Treat Australians With Anxiety and Depression

The Black Dog Institute’s StepCare Service is an evidence-informed, mental health service.

Jan

12

2021

New Recovery App Helps People Overcome Substance Use Issues

A new, free recovery app has been developed for people facing mental health and substance use challenges.

Jan

11

2021

BreastScreen Mobile Screening in Murwillumbah

The BreastScreen NSW mobile unit will be providing free mammograms in Murwillumbah from 25 January until 4 February 2021.

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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.