AGPN blasts govt's narrow, inadequate mental health roadmap

In an unusually frank rebuke, the AGPN’s response, entitled A Road Map Or Road Block?, lists a raft of shortcomings and omissions – mainly concerning primary health care – it wants addressed before the 10-year policy blueprint is adopted by the Council of Australian Governments in coming months.

“The draft lacks a strong vision for the role general practice and primary health care services can play in mental health service innovation and improvement over the next ten years,” AGPN chair Dr Emil