Practice, Policy and Partnerships Committee
Reporting directly to the RANZCP Board, the Practice, Policy and Partnerships Committee (PPPC) is responsible for executing priorities in the College’s Strategic Plan as it relates to the practice and profession of psychiatry.
Practice, Policy and Partnerships Committee Regulations [PDF; 192 KB]
The Chair of the Practice, Policy and Partnerships Committee is Dr Sue Mackersey. Contact the committee via email@example.com.
The PPPC comprises:
- A Board Director (chair)
- Deputy Chair, Practice and the Profession portfolio
- Deputy Chair, Partnerships and Community portfolio
- Chair, Committee for Professional Practice
- Chair, Committee for Research
- Chair, Committee for Therapeutic Interventions and Evidence-Based Practice
- Chair, Community Collaboration Committee
- Chair, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Committee
- Chair, Te Kaunihera
- Carer representative
- Consumer representative
- Representative, Overseas-Trained Psychiatrists’ Representative Committee
- Representative, Trainee Representative Committee
The PPPC functions in two key areas:
Practice and the Profession
- Professional practice and ethical standards
- Clinical standards and evidence-based practice, including research activities
- Clinical practice guidelines and professional practice guidelines
- Position statements and clinical memoranda
- Review of psychiatric treatments
Partnerships and community
- Relationships between the College and the mental health environment, including but not limited to Indigenous issues in Australia and New Zealand
- Engagement and relationships with community groups including carers, consumers and families
- Engagement with other professional mental health groups, government, policy makers, funding bodies and key non-governmental organisation stakeholders in consultation with the Office of the President and CEO and External relations functions.
- Enhancement of high standards of collaborative mental health care.
Committee Member Commitment Required
Committee key responsibilities include:
- developing an annual work plan which will be reviewed at the end of each calendar year.
- identifying and overseeing risks associated with the PPPC, in accordance with the College’s Risk Management Policy, and for reporting high level risks to the Corporate Governance and Risk Committee (CGRC).
The PPPC Executive
- are responsible for overseeing the operations of the two portfolios: Practice and the Profession portfolio and Partnerships and Community portfolio
- is composed of the Chair of the PPPC and the Deputy Chair of each portfolio
- shall meet regularly via teleconference to discuss and action key topics relevant to each portfolio of the PPPC
- may approve appointments to the constituent committees on behalf of the PPPC if and when required.
The PPPC typically meet 2 times per calendar year with each meeting approximately 1.5 hours in duration.
The PPPC Executive (Chair and Deputy Chairs of the PPPC) typically meet fortnightly with each meeting approximately 1 hour in duration.
A committee member will also be required to respond to emails between formal meetings.
The Deputy Chair, the Practice and the Profession Portfolio, also holds an ex-officio position on the Committee for Evidence-Based Practice; Committee for Professional Practice; and the Committee for Research.
- The Practice and the Profession portfolio
- Committee for Research
- Committee for Evidence-Based Practice
- Committee for Professional Practice
- Partnerships and the Community portfolio
- Community Collaboration Committee
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Committee
- Te Kaunihera.