Mental health

‘The $90 million Intergenerational Health and Mental Health Study announced today by Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, is a great boost to reforming our health system for better value and affordability for patients and for the nation’, said Australian...

Unplanned readmissions, GP registrar referrals to emergency departments, the impact of mental illness, and privately practising nurse practitioners are among the topics investigated in the February 2019 edition of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

The Health Advocate - August 2018

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The August 2018 issue focuses on Mental Health and features articles including:

  • Mental Health - are we relieving pressure on our hospitals?
  • Creating a supportive
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Research from the University of Canberra and ACT Health highlights the value that consumer leaders can bring to mental health services planning—although this has historically been met with resistance or tokenism, says Australian Health Review (AHR) chief...

The Health Advocate - October 2017

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The October 2017 issue focuses on mental health and features articles including:

  • Leadership needed to tackle mental health stigma at work
  • Perinatal depression support
  • ...

Jeff Cheverton Memorial Scholarship

About the Scholarship
The Jeff Cheverton Memorial Scholarship has been established by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), together with Brisbane...

Today’s announcement by the Minister for Health of a new Mental Health Advisory Panel may assist in the progress of mental health reforms, but its proposed review functions are premature, says the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). ‘...

‘Australians using services across the healthcare and social services sectors may fall through the cracks as they try to navigate complex and interwoven systems,’ said Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Acting Chief Executive Krister Partel...

The Australian healthcare and social welfare sectors are underprepared to deal with the burdens of rising rates of chronic disease and disability and an ageing population. Government responses to this include the establishment of programs such as Health...

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