Department of Health

Sexual safety notification to the Chief Psychiatrist

In order to simplify the reporting process for mental health services and ensure that reports are consistent, the Office of the Chief Psychiatrist is implementing a new reporting checklist in the form of a fillable PDF for a pilot period of three months. Effective from 1 March 2018, mental health services will be required to report all known occurrences or allegations of sexual activity, including sexual activity between patients or staff, sexual harassment or assault on an acute psychiatric inpatient unit.


Forms and templates
Date published
27 Feb 2018
4 pages
Department of Health & Human Services
Available format

Reviewed 28 February 2018

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