Commonwealth of common mental health: the need for a comprehensive overhaul of corporate governance in mental healthcare in Australia

Jeffrey C.L. Looi, Stephen Allison, Tarun Bastiampillai

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Abstract

Objective: We aim to spark renewed discussion of the need for a more effective corporate governance structure for mental health services in Australia. While acknowledging clinical governance faces challenges, we focus here on corporate governance as the overarching level of administration, which profoundly influences delivery of mental healthcare in Australia. Conclusion: Australia’s mental health services are ineffectively governed. Improved corporate governance, including psychiatric expertise, is fundamental to create a comprehensive, effective mental healthcare system in Australia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)300-302
Number of pages3
JournalAustralasian Psychiatry
Volume28
Issue number3
Early online date23 Dec 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2020

Keywords

  • corporate
  • governance
  • mental healthcare
  • psychiatrists

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