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26 May 2020

eMental Health

Professor Anil Thapliyal, Executive Director, eMental Health International Collaborative reports back on the success of this match in September 2019.

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25 May 2020

By Richard Woodcock

Mental Health Metrics

Richard Woodcock, Te Pou National Manager for Data, Information and Research notes that IIMHL initiated a project in 2008 with an aim of developing a consensus framework for mental health quality and performance indicators. The work has continued through to 2019 and over 20 publications have explored the performance schemes used and the opportunities for standardising approaches to performance and quality measurement across a range of countries.

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7 May 2020

I-CIRCLE in Toronto

Dr Peri Renison and Toni Gutschlag from Christchurch report from the I-CIRCLE match in Toronto in 2019.

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28 April 2020

By Mark Smith

Active listening in challenging times

Mark Smith, programme lead - outcomes and information, reflects on the importance of active listening for mental health services and explores how Mārama Real-Time Feedback can provide invaluable information on the experiences of both tāngata whai ora and whānau.

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25 March 2020

By Te Pou

Te Pou to lead KPI Programme

We are pleased to announce that Te Pou, in partnership with Wild Bamboo, has been awarded the contract to lead the National Mental Health and Addictions Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Programme from 1 April 2020.

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17 March 2020

Meeting the mental health needs of the military

Colonel Clare Bennett, Chief Mental Health Officer, Defence Health Directorate & Director Integrated Wellness of the New Zealand Defence Force, reports on the Military Issues Work Group match held in 2019.

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