We're excited to announce that as of 1 July 2020, Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui will be called Te Pou. We have a fresh new look and a new logo that you will begin to see more often. Our website will be rebuilt over the coming months, to be more focused on ease of access to our resources and knowledge. Read more here

We're excited to announce that as of 1 July 2020, Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui will be called Te Pou. We have a fresh new look and a new logo that you will begin to see more often. Our website will be rebuilt over the coming months, to be more focused on ease of access to our resources and knowledge. Read more here

HoNOS-secure guide for New Zealand clinicians

Publication date: 7 August 2018

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for use in secure and forensic mental health services (HoNOS-secure) is a clinician rated outcome measure.

This guide brings together resources that have previously been available as separate documents. These include the Clinician’s Reference Guide, Version 2.1, 2014, the Mental Health Outcomes Information Collection Protocol (ICP), Version 2.2, June 2015 and the original e-booklets for each of the HoNOS measures, 2014.

The booklet has been developed as a resource for:

  • clinicians and managers in mental health services
  • site coordinators and data quality personnel
  • outcomes trainers (to assist deliver training in their respective services).