Mental Health Nurse Incentive Scheme (Medicare)
The Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program (MHNIP) funds community based general practices, private psychiatric practices and other appropriate organisations
to engage mental health nurses to assist in the provision of coordinated clinical care for people with severe mental health disorders..
Mental Health Nurses and ATAPS
ATAPS enables GPs under the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care program to refer consumers to allied health professionals who deliver focussed psychological strategies. And that includes MHNs..
The Hospital Consultantsí Song (The Savage Eye)
The HSE is the Health Services Executive, which runs the Health Service. Consultants in Irish Hospitals typically do a lot of private work in offices provided for them within the hospital grounds. They recently re-negotiated their contract IIRC avoiding the massive cuts everyone else is going to get...anyway it's really funny..
Health of the Nation Outcomes Scale (HoNOS) training
As a part of the eligibility requirements, mental health nurses must be trained in the use of the Health of the Nation Outcomes Scale (HoNOS).
The most comprehensive site outlining the HoNOS measurement tool is that of the Royal College of Psychiatry (UK)..