Evaluation of the mental health nurse incentive program

This report assesses the effectiveness and appropriateness of the Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program and its current operational parameters as well as modelling future demand and growth patterns. It addresses patient outcomes, program uptake, program demand, cost benefits, program structure and compliance.

Page last updated: 24 December 2012

The Australian Government is currently considering the findings of the evaluation in consultation with stakeholders. Information on the consultation process is available on the Mental Health Nurse Incentive Programme home page.

Date of publication: December 2012

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The same publication in smaller sections:

Cover pages (PDF 209 KB)
Table of contents (PDF 165 KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 210 KB)
Glossary (PDF 225 KB)
Executive summary (PDF 422 KB)
Part A: Evaluation context (PDF 137 KB)
1. Introduction (PDF 334 KB)
2. Evaluation: approach (PDF (689 KB large file)
3. Situation analysis (PDF 380 KB)
Part B: Evaluation findings (PDF 137 KB)
4. Appropriateness: findings (PDF 491 KB)
5. Effectiveness: findings (PDF 644 KB large file)
6. Efficiency: findings (PDF 302 KB)
7. Overall findings and possible ways forward (PDF 333 KB)
8. Appendices (PDF 498 KB)
References (PDF 207 KB)

Page last reviewed: 29 January 2014

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