A JOINT INITIATIVE OF:
The Joint Regional Plan is the result of extensive consultation with a range of stakeholders. As an inaugural and foundational level Joint Regional Plan, it was important to further develop the partnership between the Gold Coast Primary Health Network and Gold Coast Health and engage closely with people with lived experience, clinicians, service providers and the broader community.
Joint governance structures were established to lead and guide this work with over 64 specific consultation activities throughout the planning process.
To learn more about the governance groups and meeting outcomes from the planning phase, click on the group names below:
The Joint Steering Committee was created to provide advice and leadership in the development of the Joint Regional Plan which clearly identifies the needs, agreed outcomes and service responses in relation to mental health, suicide prevention and alcohol and other drugs in the Gold Coast region.
The committee was comprised of;
Using clinical expertise and system knowledge to provide strategic advice on service integration, the Clinicians Advising on Wellbeing (CLAW) group responsibilities included;
CLAW was comprised of representatives from key clinical professional groups across primary and tertiary sectors, including;
The Group of Lived Experience Experts (GLEE) was comprised of a diverse group of people with lived experience across both primary and tertiary care, with the purpose to;
The Suicide Prevention Leadership Group (SPLG) used experience and system knowledge to advise on the development and operationalisation of a regional suicide prevention plan, which forms part of the overarching Joint Regional Plan. The SPLG helped establish an integrated and consistent approach to suicide prevention on the Gold Coast to develop a safety net for the community by connecting and coordinating new and existing interventions and programs, and building the capacity of the community to better support people facing a suicide crisis.
This group included people with a lived experience of suicide and representatives from organisations across a range of sectors including;