Submissions

Submissions by MHCC on behalf of members and the sector

In consultation with the sector, MHCC responds to policy and legislative reform through submissions to both State and Commonwealth governments, departments and human service agencies.

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Inquiry into the Management of Health Care Delivery in NSW

Following an earlier submission to the Inquiry of 6 March 2017, MHCC took the opportunity to provide an update on relevant changes that occurred during the intervening six months affecting our original comments. Discussion mainly centred on the utilisation of the National Minimum Date Set which will enable the CMO sector to review of its role and capacity to sustain quality outcomes.

October 2017

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Inquiry into the Management of Health Care Delivery in NSW

Until CMO MoH funded programs are seen as key to long term outcomes for consumers and carers, and not separate to reforms and quality improvement, or as additional to mental health services provided by the public sector, their ability to measure quality and effectively plan for the future will be compromised.

March 2017

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Review Guardianship Act 1987 (NSW) Questions 3-5

In this submission, one of six concerning a review of the Act, MHCC proposed that the inclusion of ‘rights’ is the crucial safeguard, especially in situations where it is not possible to determine ‘ will and preference’ the default position must be to consider the human rights relevant to the situation as the guide for the decision to be made.

September 2016

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