News & Updates
Australian Psychosis Conference 2023
The Australian Psychosis Conference is being held from the 10th of September to the 13th of September at the Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach. Located near the beach in Sydney, the Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach is one of the best hotels for exploring all that the seaside...
rTMS training and credentialing weekend course
rTMS training provides theoretical and practical instruction on the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in psychiatry.
Federal Government cuts visits by half in 2023
Vulnerable Australians should feel “scared” and “betrayed” after the Albanese government announced it would scale back the number of subsidised psychology appointments. Medicare-subsidised psychology appointments that patients can access in a calendar year will be...
Update On Rebates For MBS 91840
The National Association of Practising Psychiatrists (NAPP) welcomes the Government’s announcement of restoring the 50% fee loading to bulk billed Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) psychiatry services delivered by video telehealth to rural and regional Australians. But...
NAPP Update October 2022
Dear Psychiatrist Colleagues, Here is an update of the work that the National Association of Practising Psychiatrists (NAPP) has been involved with this year on our behalf. Contents InToughTimesText.org. New approach to assisting members of the public help...
Interview with Paul Turton on Gender Dysphoria
With so many questions about Gender Dysphoria and affirmative treatment approach, Paul Turton explores the issue with Dr Philip Morris president of the National Association of Practicing Psychiatrists.
The impact on Australian transgender youth – Interview with Dr Philip Morris & Josh Szeps
Last month the UK announced it was closing its State-run gender identity clinic, Travistock, citing the program was “not a safe or viable long-term option” for young people grappling with gender identity. What does this mean for Australian transgender youth and...
Summary of Honeysuckle Health settlement
The settlement gives psychiatrists broad rights to disclose the terms (other than prices) of BCPP and other agreements to their patients, NAPP, RMSANZ, the AMA or other relevant professional bodies and their Medical Defence Organisations or other professional advisers.
Stronger protection for patients and doctors secured in additional conditions on medical buying group arrangements
I am pleased to announce you that a legally binding agreement has been reached with Honeysuckle Health, which reinforces strong protections for doctors and patients for specialist services
NAPP Calls On Federal Government To Resume MBS Talks
The National Association of Practising Psychiatrists (NAPP) calls on Health Minister Mark Butler MP, Assistant Minister for Mental Health Emma McBride MP and the Department of Health to urgently resume Medicare Benefits Schedule item number 9184.