Category: Policy and Strategy

Telehealth and Australia’s Mental Health Care Transformation

Australia continues to rapidly integrate telehealth as an accepted and much desired element of health care delivery, in particular within the mental health space. Recent activity by the Federal Government has signalled continued growth in this area. Notably, the House Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention has now released its final report into this critical and complex issue (the Report). In addition to the Report, the Australian Federal Government has also recently commenced a period of consultation on its Primary Health Care Plan 10 Year Plan, noting the acceleration of telehealth’s role in the usual course of health care in Australia.

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Global eMental Health Series: Webinar 10

In this webinar, eMental Health International Collaborative leaders will discuss how to get the policy and standards context right. The pandemic has put enormous strain on lots of people’s mental health and shone a spotlight on issues that were there

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In Conversation with Professor Nick Titov: Digital Mental Health in the Australian Healthcare System

In episode 3 of eMHprac’s Digital Mental Health Musings series, Professor Nick Titov, Department of Psychology at Macquarie University, Australia discusses his work in digital mental health and digital mental health in the Australian Healthcare system. Ruth Crowther and Nick Titov discuss the MindSpot Clinic, PORTS

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National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health Standards

(Published November 2020) The National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health (NSQDMH) Standards aim to improve the quality of digital mental health service provision, and to protect service users and their support people from harm.  The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality

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Going digital to deliver wellbeing services to young people? Insights from e-tools supporting youth mental health and parenting

Targeting programme funders and providers as well as policymakers, this ‘What Works’ resource offers high-level guidance for better understanding what works – and what doesn’t – in digitising services to support the wellbeing of young people. Superu’s ‘What Works’ series synthesises what

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Progressing an equitable future

Achieving equity in the health and disability system has been in the ‘too hard basket’ for too long in New Zealand and around the world. Despite being a highly literate, technologically advanced society, there is still inaction in the face

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