National mental health report 2013

4.4 Queensland

Page last updated: 2013

Table QLD1: Indicators of mental health reform in Queensland

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Symbols used in table:

  • 'n.a.' signifies that the indicator is not available because relevant national data were not collected.
  • '..' indicates that the indicator is not applicable for the year on a comparable basis to other reported years.
  • '-' indicates zero.

A. State government expenditure

Queensland
1992-93
Queensland
2007-08
Queensland
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
State spending on mental health services ($millions)
253
681
830
4,188
State spending per capita ($)
82
161
187
189
Per capita spending rank (1=highest to 8=lowest)
6
7
6
Average annual per capita spending growth since preceding milestone year (%)
4.6
5.0
4.1
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B. Service mix

% total service expenditureQueensland
1992-93
Queensland
2007-08
Queensland
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
Community services
22
50
56
55
Stand-alone psychiatric hospitals
46
13
12
13
Colocated general hospitals
31
37
33
32

C. Inpatient services

Queensland
1992-93
Queensland
2007-08
Queensland
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
Total hospital beds
1,607
1,409
1,419
6,755
Per capita expenditure on inpatient care ($)
64
79
77
81
Inpatient beds per 100,000
52
33
31
30
Acute inpatient beds per 100,000
21
17
16
20
Non acute inpatient beds per 100,000
31.1
16.6
15.6
9.7
Stand-alone psychiatric hospitals as % of total beds
66
27
26
31
Average cost per patient day ($)
407
754
774
842
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D. Community services

Queensland
1992-93
Queensland
2007-08
Queensland
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
Ambulatory care - % total service expenditure
21
43
47
41
Ambulatory care - per capita expenditure ($)
18
68
82
74
NGOs - % total service expenditure
1.3
6.8
8.5
9.3
NGOs - per capita expenditure ($)
1
11
15
17
Residential services - % total service expenditure
-
-
-
6.0
Residential services - per capita expenditure ($)
2.5
-
-
11
Residential services - adult beds per 100,000 - 24 hour staffed
-
-
-
6.0
Residential services - adult beds per 100,000 - non-24 hour staffed
n.a.
-
-
5.0
Residential services - older persons' beds per 100,000 - 24 hour staffed
-
-
-
23
Residential services - older persons' beds per 100,000 - non-24 hour staffed
n.a.
-
-
0.4
Supported public housing places per 100,000
n.a.
2
6
22

E. Direct care workforce

Queensland
1992-93
Queensland
2007-08
Queensland
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
Number full-time equivalent (FTE) staff
2,200
4,222
4,671
24,292
FTE per 100,000
72
100
103
108
FTE per 100,000 - ambulatory services
14
44
50
47
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F. Implementation of national service standards

% service expenditure covered by level 1 services:
  • Queensland
    • 1992-93 - ..
    • 2007-08 - 97
    • 2010-11 - 99
  • Australia 2010-11 - 84

G. Consumer and carer participation

Queensland
1992-93
Queensland
2007-08
Queensland
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
% services with level 1 consumer committee representation
27
70
74
55
% total mental health workforce accounted for by consumer workers
n.a.
0.23
0.38
0.28
% total mental health workforce accounted for by carer workers
n.a.
0.04
0.11
0.18
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H. Medicare subsidised mental health services

Queensland
1992-93
Queensland
2007-08
Queensland
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
% population seen - all MBS funded providers (psychiatrists, GPs, allied health)
n.a.
4.3
6.6
6.9
% population seen - GPs
n.a.
3.1
5.2
5.4
% population seen - consultant psychiatrists
1.5
1.2
1.2
1.3
% population seen - clinical psychologists
-
0.4
0.8
1.1
% population seen - registered psychologists and other allied health professionals
-
1.4
2.2
2.1
Total MBS mental health related benefits paid per capita ($)
n.a.
23
34
38

I. PBS-funded pharmaceuticals (including RPBS)

Total PBS/RPBS benefits paid per capita ($):
  • Queensland
    • 1992-93 - 4
    • 2007-08 - 33
    • 2010-11 - 37
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Figure QLD1: Overall spending on mental health

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Per capita ($), constant prices 2010-11
Queensland National
1992-93 Baseline year
82
97
1993-94
81
95
1994-95
84
99
1995-96
88
101
1996-97
98
108
1997-98 End 1st plan
106
112
1998-99
111
115
1999-2000
117
119
2000-01
120
123
2001-02
120
127
2002-03 End 2nd plan
121
133
2003-04
123
138
2004-05
126
145
2005-06
134
153
2006-07
146
160
2007-08 End 3rd plan
161
168
2008-09
166
172
2009-10
179
181
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
187
189
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Figure QLD2: Change in spending mix

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Psych hospitalsGeneral hospitalsAmbulatoryResidentialNGO
1992-93 Baseline year
39
26
18
0
1
1997-98 End 1st plan
39
27
34
0
6
2002-03 End 2nd plan
21
45
42
2
8
2007-08 End 3rd plan
20
58
68
0
11
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
20
57
82
0
15
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Figure QLD3 : Changes in inpatient services

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Expenditure (%)FTE (%)Beds (%)Days (%)
1992-93 Baseline year
0
0
0
0
1993-94
0
0
0
-1
1994-95
1
1
-5
-6
1995-96
2
0
-8
-12
1996-97
11
3
-11
-12
1997-98 End 1st plan
13
5
-15
-14
1998-99
16
4
-19
-17
1999-2000
18
6
-18
-22
2000-01
24
8
-21
-21
2001-02
22
18
-20
-21
2002-03 End 2nd plan
25
12
-18
-23
2003-04
29
15
-17
-18
2004-05
33
16
-16
-15
2005-06
48
24
-14
-9
2006-07
52
25
-13
-10
2007-08 End 3rd plan
68
34
-12
-9
2008-09
67
34
-13
-9
2009-10
71
28
-12
-9
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
74
34
-12
-8
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Figure QLD4: Changes in ambulatory care

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Expenditure (%)FTE (%)
1992-93 Baseline year
0
0
1993-94
6
6
1994-95
27
21
1995-96
76
53
1996-97
95
72
1997-98 End 1st plan
116
86
1998-99
146
110
1999-2000
170
130
2000-01
177
141
2001-02
186
157
2002-03 End 2nd plan
197
173
2003-04
210
193
2004-05
234
208
2005-06
274
235
2006-07
365
288
2007-08 End 3rd plan
432
336
2008-09
482
372
2009-10
557
390
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
578
440
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Figure QLD5: Direct care workforce

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QueenslandNational
1992-93 Baseline year
72
80
1993-94
71
78
1994-95
71
79
1995-96
73
79
1996-97
76
82
1997-98 End 1st plan
78
81
1998-99
79
84
1999-2000
81
85
2000-01
83
86
2001-02
89
90
2002-03 End 2nd plan
86
91
2003-04
87
93
2004-05
87
95
2005-06
90
99
2006-07
93
102
2007-08 End 3rd plan
100
103
2008-09
101
105
2009-10
97
105
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
103
108
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Figure QLD6: Inpatient and residential beds

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Beds per 100,000 population
Qld acuteQld non-acuteQld residentialNational all bed types
1992-93 Baseline year
21
31
0
50
1997-98 End 1st plan
19
21
0
41
2002-03 End 2nd plan
18
17
2
41
2007-08 End 3rd plan
17
17
0
41
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
16
16
0
40
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Figure QLD7: Trends in provision of public sector specialised beds - acute and non-acute beds per 100,000

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AcuteNon-acute
1992-93 Baseline year
21
31
1993-94
21
30
1994-95
20
27
1995-96
19
26
1996-97
19
23
1997-98 End 1st plan
19
21
1998-99
18
19
1999-2000
18
19
2000-01
19
17
2001-02
19
16
2002-03 End 2nd plan
18
17
2003-04
18
17
2004-05
18
17
2005-06
17
18
2006-07
17
17
2007-08 End 3rd plan
17
17
2008-09
16
16
2009-10
16
16
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
16
16
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Figure QLD8: Readmission to hospital within 28 days of discharge

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2005-062006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Queensland
19.2
16.5
16.0
16.2
14.9
16.3
National
15.5
15.1
15.5
14.7
14.1
14.7
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Figure QLD9: Rates of pre-admission community care

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2005-062006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Queensland
33
37
37
32
30
33
National
43
45
43
43
45
47
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Figure QLD10: Rates of post-discharge community care

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2005-062006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Queensland
45
50
52
44
46
53
National
45
46
47
47
50
54
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Figure QLD11: Average treatment days per three month community care project

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2005-062006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Queensland
4.9
5.2
5.4
4.5
4.9
5.2
National
6.0
6.1
6.5
6.1
6.3
6.4
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Figure QLD12: Percentage of population receiving state or territory community mental health services

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2006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Queensland
1.8
1.8
1.7
1.7
1.7
National
1.6
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.6
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Figure QLD13: Percentage of population receiving MBS-subsidised mental health services

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2006-072007-082008-092009-102010-112011-12
Queensland
2.8
4.3
5.3
5.9
6.6
6.9
National
3.1
4.8
5.7
6.2
6.9
7.1
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Figure QLD14: New clients as a proportion of total clients under the care of state or territory specialised public mental health services

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2009-102010-11
Queensland
45.5
45.6
National
40.4
40.1
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Figure QLD15: Mental health outcomes for people who receive treatment from state or territory services

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No significant changeSignificant deteriorationSignificant improvement
People discharged from hospital
20
6
74
People discharged from community care
36
5
59
People in ongoing community care
54
16
31
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Figure QLD16: Proportion of total mental health workforce accounted for by consumer and carer workers

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Qld consumer workersQld carer workersNational both
2002-03 End 2nd plan
0.20
0.04
0.35
2003-04
0.21
0.04
0.37
2004-05
0.23
0.02
0.36
2005-06
0.27
0.01
0.37
2006-07
0.27
0.02
0.38
2007-08 End 3rd plan
0.23
0.04
0.41
2008-09
0.31
0.06
0.42
2009-10
0.32
0.11
0.44
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
0.38
0.11
0.46
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Figure QLD17: Proportion of services reaching threshold standards of accreditation under the National Mental Health Standards, 2010-11

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QueenslandNational
Level 1 - meets all standards
99.2
84.0
Level 2 - meets some standards
0.0
8.0
Level 3 - review booked/ in progress
0.5
4.3
Level 4 - does not meet criteria for levels 1-3
0.3
3.6
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Figure QLD18: Percentage of mental health consumers living in stable housing

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2007-082008-092009-102010-11
Qld 15-64 years
78
79
78
75
Qld 65+ years
76
78
80
79
National 15-64 years
77
78
78
78
National 65+ years
79
81
83
82
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