Evaluation of the national mental health strategy

This evaluation, finalised in 1997, considered the effectiveness and appropriateness of the National Mental Health Strategy from its inception in 1992.

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Prepared for the Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council by the National Mental Health Strategy Evaluation Steering Committee

ISBN 0 642 36706 X

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National Mental Health Strategy Evaluation Steering Committee, for the Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council, Evaluation of the National Mental Health Strategy: Final Report, Mental Health Branch, Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services, December 1997.

Membership of evaluation steering committee

Members

  • Mr Harry Eagleton - Independent Chair (AHMAC Nominee)

  • Dr Janice Wilson - Mental Health Expert Member Director of Mental Health, New Zealand; President, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

  • Dr Jane Hall - Evaluation Expert Member Director, Centre for Health Economics, Research and Evaluation, University of Sydney

  • Mr Ron Parker - Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council Member Secretary, Department of Community and Health Services, Tasmania (from July 1996)

  • Ms Merinda Epstein - Consumer Member

  • Ms Jennifer Burger - Carer Member Deputy Director, Schizophrenia Fellowship of Victoria

  • Mr Graham Cadd - Mental Health Expert Member Executive Director/Director of Nursing, Delmont Private Hospital

  • Dr John Loy - Commonwealth Member First Assistant Secretary, Health Services Development Division, Department of Health & Family Services

  • Ms Katherine Henderson - Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council Member (from June 1995 to June 1996), Secretary, Department of Health & Community Services, Northern Territory

Secretariat

  • Mr Dermot Casey - Director, Quality and Effectiveness Section, Mental Health Branch, Department of Health and Family Services, Canberra

  • Mr Ian Thompson - Quality and Effectiveness Section, Mental Health Branch, Department of Health and Family Services, Canberra

Consultant

  • Bill Buckingham - Bill Buckingham & Associates Pty. Ltd.
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