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National Mental Health Performance Framework

The National Mental Health Performance Framework (NMHPF) was developed in 2005 as a key strategy for facilitating a culture of continuous quality improvement in mental health service delivery. The framework supports Australian and state and territory governments’ commitment to improving accountability and transparency at the Mental Health Service Organisation (MHSO) level.

The NMHPF follows the tier and structure domain of the National Health Performance Framework (NHPF). The three tiers of performance are as follows:

Dimensions of this framework