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National Advisory Council on Mental Health

The following articles have the tag National Advisory Council on Mental Health

Professor John Mendoza

Forget about Rudd, deliver health reform, PM: Mendoza

THE former chair of the Federal Government’s National Advisory Council on Mental Health, Professor John Mendoza, has questioned the government’s ability to deliver meaningful health reform in the wake of yesterday’s leadership ballot.

How a Government of hollow men ‘failed’ the patients

How a Government of hollow men ‘failed’ the patients

PROFESSOR John Mendoza made headlines last week when he tendered his resignation from the National Advisory Council on Mental Health (NACMH). Council member Professor Ian Hickie aptly described it as “a very sad day for mental health”. For many years, Professor Mendoza has been at the forefront of campaigning for action on mental health, most notably as CEO of the Mental Health Council of Australia. He was also one of the authors of the 2002 seminal report into mental health care in Australia, Not For Service. He previously regarded his appointment to the NACMH in June ...