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The GPMHSC is the body responsible for setting the standards and accrediting training in mental health for GPs and is made up of a committee which includes representatives from general practice, psychiatry, psychology and the community.

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Information for GPs

Mental health training provides GPs with specific knowledge, skills and attitudes required to assess, manage and treat common mental illnesses in general practice.

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Information for Training Providers

This section is developed for training providers who are interested in developing accredited mental health training and education for GPs.

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Information for Consumers and Carers

A consumer is a person who has lived experience of mental illness, and who may or may not have accessed mental health services. This section is developed for consumers who would like more information on how GP’s can help assess, treat and manage comm

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GPMHSC Newsletter - Winter 2019 Edition

Hello from the General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC) and welcome to the winter edition of the GPMHSC e-newsletter.

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Latest Resources


GP Mental Health Treatment Plan Templates

The GPMHTP templates can enhance the quality of mental health care provision and support GPs in the management of patients with a mental illness.

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Mental health training standards 2017 – 19

The Mental health training standards 2017 – 19: a guide for training providers has been developed for those interested in developing accredited mental health training and education activities for GPs.

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Mental health training standards 2017–19

The Mental health training standards 2017-19: A guide for GPs provides information for GPs on the types of mental health training programs the GPMHSC accredits.

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Accrediting mental health training: a fact sheet for training providers

The GPMHSC provides accreditation for GP mental health education and training activities. This information sheet outlines the process involved in applying to the GPMHSC for accreditation.

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Guidelines for training providers in developing online MHST and FPS ST

Increasingly, general practitioners (GPs) are turning to online education and training to meet their professional development needs including the area of mental healthcare.

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Suicide prevention and first aid

The GPMHSC has developed this mental health first aid resource on suicide prevention to support general practitioners (GPs) in their day-to-day practice.

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