Published: Sunday, 05 February 2006 19:00
State and Territory Government Premiers are to push for improved mental health services when they gather later this week at the annual meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG). The New South Wales Government will present a far-reaching plan to improve mental health delivery by investing in more community-based care and recruiting and training more clinicians. The plan also includes incentives to increase numbers of mental health care professionals including the recruitment of doctors and nurses from Britain to increase its mental health workforce.
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