Clinical Services > Psychiatric

Female GPs: positively impacting our health

27 September, 2017

The impact has been particularly beneficial in the area of preventative medicine.

Helping GPs manage domestic violence

30 August, 2017

GPs may not have the confidence to detect and manage domestic violence.

Genetics is the key to solving clinical depression

28 August, 2017

Scientists are seeking 10,000 Australian volunteers to complete the world's largest genetics of depression study.

The true value of care

17 July, 2017 by Corin Kelly

Professor Allan Fels, Chairman of the National Mental Health Commission, launched 'The Economic Value of Informal Mental Health Caring in Australia Report'1 (Carer’s Report) at Parliament House in Canberra earlier this year. This is the first time an attempt has been made to put a 'value' on informal caring for those with mental illness.

New Indigenous-led suicide prevention program

29 June, 2017

Indigenous-led program tackling suicide in Queensland’s rural and remote communities.

Safewards: improving safety in Victorian mental health units

29 June, 2017

The $2.4 million Safewards program is being rolled out across all Victorian public mental health units.

Deep brain stimulation offers hope for chronic anorexia

01 March, 2017

Treatment-resistant anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder. Deep brain stimulation is giving patients hope.

Pharmacy Competency Standards Feedback Required

19 January, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Feedback is being sought from pharmacists, pharmacy organisations and non-pharmacy health organisations or individuals on the pharmacists' competency standards review.

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