National mental health committees

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) currently provides secretariat support for 3 national mental health committees.

Mental Health Information Strategy Standing Committee

The Mental Health Information Strategy Standing Committee (MHISSC), established by the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council (AHMAC), provides advice on information and data issues to the Mental Health Principal Committee (MHPC) that address the information requirements of the National Mental Health Strategy.

Your Experience of Service survey instrutment

Your Experience of Service survey instrument has been developed under the guidance of MHISSC to measure mental health consumers experiences of care.

National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee

The National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee (NMHPSC) was established by MHISSC to oversee the development and implementation of a national performance measurement framework for mental health services, to support benchmarking for mental health service improvement, and provide national information on mental health system performance.

National Mental Health Data Set Subcommittee

The National Mental Health Data Set Subcommittee (NMHDS SC) was established by MHISSC to oversee the development and implementation of the National Minimum Data Sets for mental health care.

Figure: National mental health committees