Research into key areas of policy reform.
This discussion paper has been developed by the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’ (RANZCP) Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (FCAP) to inform psychiatrists, the medical profession and other health professionals, service providers, governments, and the Australian and New Zealand communities about child and adolescent psychiatry workforce.
This report has been prepared by the Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies (VISES) on behalf of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and the Australian Health Policy Collaboration. It draws together the evidence on the costs of serious enduring mental illness to the economies of Australia and New Zealand. The focus is primarily on low-prevalence or serious mental disorders such as psychoses and severe anxiety and depression, although it is recognised that comorbidities are also closely associated with high-prevalence or more common mental disorders. Read more.
Discussion paper to inform psychiatrists about the child and adolescent psychiatry workforce - Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (FCAP), June 2019 [PDF; 396 KB]
Service Model for Consultation - Liaison Psychiatry in Victoria - RANZCP, 2016 [PDF; 343 KB]
The economic cost of serious mental illness and comorbidities in Australia and New Zealand, RANZCP 2016 [PDF; 394 KB]
Workforce Survey Report (New Zealand Membership) - RANZCP, June 2014 [PDF; 1055 KB]
Workforce Survey Report (Australia Membership) - RANZCP, June 2014 [PDF; 837 KB]
Keeping Body and Mind Together: Improving the physical health and life expectancy of people with serious mental illness - RANZCP, 2015 [PDF; 442 KB]
Minding Gaps: Cost barriers to accessing health care for people with mental illness - RANZCP New Zealand National Office, 2015 [PDF; 399 KB]
Psychiatry services for older people - RANZCP, January 2015 [PDF; 629 KB]
Keeping your head above water: Affordability as a barrier to mental health care - RANZCP, November 2014 [PDF; 273 KB]
Assessment and Management of People with Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) - NSW Health, May 2013 [PDF; 1369 KB]
Prevention and Early Intervention of Mental Illness in Infants, Children and Adolescents: Planning Strategies for Australia and New Zealand - RANZCP, August 2011 [PDF; 62 KB]
Prevention and Early Intervention of Mental Illness in Infants, Children and Adolescents - RANZCP, 2010 [PDF; 1846 KB]
Termination of pregnancy - RANZCP, March 2011 [PDF; 262 KB]
Improving mental health in Australia and New Zealand - RANZCP, October 2010 [PDF; 78 KB]