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The functions of the Chief Psychiatrist and Care Coordinator include:

  • administering and monitoring the use of the Mental Health Act 2015
  • monitoring and improving the delivery and standard of mental health care
  • monitoring the treatment and care of patients
  • appointing and setting out the functions of delegates and mental health officers
  • making guidelines for people exercising a function under the Mental Health Act 2015
  • conducting inspections and investigations
  • providing an annual report
  • making recommendations to the Minister for Mental Health about mental health service delivery
  • promoting continuous improvement in the organisation and delivery of mental health services.

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Key positions

  • Dr Anthony Cidoni – Acting ACT Chief Psychiatrist and Care Coordinator
  • Sarah Cramond – Director Office of the Chief Psychiatrist

ACT government mental health services

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For clinicians

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For consumers

Go to the mental health section for information for consumers and carers.

Other mental health and related agencies