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We have collected together an easy to access list of some of the key mental health funding commitments made in this week’s federal budget. See the info-graphic below for a detailed list. Being is particularly pleased to see funds have been committed to pilots of eight adult mental health centres to explore ways of improving […]Read more
Call to Suspend My Health Record Roll Out Dear Minister Hunt, We, the undersigned organisations, are deeply concerned about serious risks that My Health Record pose to a range of constituencies and that have not been satisfactorily responded to by the Australian Digital Health Agency. Our attached policy brief highlights the poor design of My […]Read more
Media Release: ‘If in doubt, opt OUT’. My Health Record warning issued by leading mental health peak bodies
Wednesday 18th July 2018 A joint paper, expressing serious concerns about the Commonwealth Government’s My Health Record has been released by three of Australia’s leading peak bodies for consumers of mental health services. ‘We’ve joined together to tell people with mental illness: if you’re in doubt, opt out,’ says Shauna Gaebler, CEO of CoMHWA, the […]Read more