GPs with special interests in mental health

MPHN recently met with the Consortium responsible for delivering the GPs with Special Interests in Mental Health Initiative.

The Consortium (funded by MPHN) is focused on developing a competency based framework for training and capacity development amongst GPs to ensure a competent and confident workforce, equipped to support optimal outcomes among patients presenting with mental health issues.

From left: Sarah Connor, Black Dog Institute (BDI); Louise Upton (BDI); Julie Redway, MPHN; Kate Davies, Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH); Sean Mutchmor, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM); Jenni Campbell, MPHN; James Lamerton, MPHN; Hazel Dalton (CRRMH); David Perkins (CRRMH); and Jane Connolly (ACRRM).

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Cristy Houghton