Mental Health is responsible for developing, managing and coordinating NSW Ministry of Health policy, strategy and program funding relating to mental health. The branch also supports the maintenance of the mental health legislative framework.
The work of the Mental Health branch is delivered mainly through the mental health programs in partnership with local health districts and specialty health networks, non-government organisations, research institutions and other partner departments.
The role of the Chief Psychiatrist at the Mental Health Branch is to provide:
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