May 2017 - eNewsletter
The VMHILP eNewsletter - May 2017
This is a brief update on the latest VMHILN news
Office of the Chief Psychiatrist Guidelines Office of the Chief Psychiatrist Guidelines Office of the Chief Psychiatrist Guidelines :
Project lead is Cat Brasier – Consumer Academic
Work has begun on the Inpatient Leave of Absence Guideline. Guideline and Report on Inpatient Deaths 2011-2014 sent to all Network members for comment.
Re-write workshop conducted with North West Area Mental Health Service
Second re-write workshop to be conducted on the 16th June at Albury/Wodonga
Induction Day Induction day for new Network members will be held on the 15th June at the Mercure Hotel, Nth Melbourne.
8 people currently registered for induction
2 other people have been nominated for induction but are unable to attend
If there are any other members for induction please contact Jo Stubbs with their details ASAP
The DHHS have shown their ongoing support and commitment to the Network
Ongoing funding for the VMHILN project manager has been approved for 3 years
There is additional funding to support a consumer project officer and admin support. Positions will be advertised in the next few weeks
Funding is available to run Cohort 4 of the five day leadership program for services who have not yet participated
2 Guest Speakers at Network Meeting on the 6th June:
Please remember that you can attend via video link, let us know and we will provide you with the connection details.
Wendy Davis – Senior Project Officer, Mental Health Branch System Policy and Integration will provide an update on the DHHS NDIS project
Paul Denborough - the Director of Clinical Services for Alfred CYMHS and Headspace will talk about his leadership journey in mental health