The Chief Psychiatrist's guidelines contain specialist information and advice on clinical practice in mental health and wellbeing services.
They are a resource for:
- complying with the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022
- attaining high standards of quality and safety when delivering treatment and care
- developing local policies and procedures that govern clinical practice.
The Chief Psychiatrist’s guidelines have been developed in consultation with a wide range of people, including clinical experts, consumers and carers. This ensures they are current and meet the diverse needs of our community.
Reviewed 31 August 2023