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The General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC)


The GPMHSC is responsible for accrediting training in mental health for GPs which, on completion, gives GPs access to specific Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item numbers. Click below for information about the different levels of accreditation and the specific requirements of these GPMHSC accredited training programs. 

Developing training for GPs

The application process for skills training accreditation

The GPMHSC Committee meets monthly either via teleconference or face-to-face (three times a year) and it is at these meetings where the Committee adjudicates applications for either Mental Health Skills Training (MHST) courses or Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST) courses. Click below for information about the application process, timeframes and key dates.

Application information and meeting dates