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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 11 Hansard (Thursday, 11 November 2021) . . Page.. 3451 ..


The systems are integrated with the ACTHD’s data repository for reporting purposes.

(2) The 2017-18 ACT Budget provided $398,000 for a new bespoke tool to manage notifiable diseases. The 2020-21 ACT Budget allocated $7.515m for a new notifiable diseases response management commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) system.

(3) The implementation of the new NDMS is aligned with the Digital Health Strategy 2021-2029, using technology to better manage health outcomes, and improving the readiness of ACTHD to manage notifiable diseases. The new system will improve access, reliability and efficiency by providing an integrated solution through increased automation, reduction of manual effort, improved reporting capability.

(4) The system will be implemented in phases, with the first phase planned for the fourth quarter of 2021. The full solution will be implemented by the fourth quarter of 2022.


Mental health—mental health officers(Question No 460)

Mrs Jones asked the Minister for Mental Health, upon notice, on 17 September 2021:

How many persons were authorised as mental health officers under section 201 of the of the Mental Health Act 2015 on (a) 1 January 2020, (b) 1 February 2020, (c) 1 March 2020, (d) 1 April 2020, (e) 1 May 2020, (f) 1 June 2020, (g) 1 July 2020, (h) 1 August 2020, (i) 1 September 2020, (j) 1 October 2020, (k) 1 November 2020, (l) 1 December 2020, (m) 1 January 2021, (n) 1 February 2021, (o) 1 March 2021, (p) 1 April 2021, (q) 1 May 2021, (r) 1 June 2021, (s) 1 July 2021, (t) 1 August 2021 and (u) 1 September 2021.

Ms Davidson: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

The table below indicates the number of persons authorised, on the specified date, as mental health officers under section 201 of the Mental Health Act 2015:

Date

Number

(a)

1 January 2020

90

(b)

1 February 2020

91

(c)

1 March 2020

93

(d)

1 April 2020

93

(e)

1 May 2020

97

(f)

1 June 2020

97

(g)

1 July 2020

97

(h)

1 August 2020

97

(i)

1 September 2020

97

(j)

1 October 2020

97

(k)

1 November 2020

96

(l)

1 December 2020

96

(m)

1 January 2021

96

(n)

1 February 2021

96

(o)

1 March 2021

76

(p)

1 April 2021

76


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