Approval of Facility to Administer Electro Convulsive Therapy - New South Wales

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to perform electro convulsive therapy (ECT) to a person at a place other than a mental health facility. ECT is only permitted at a licensed mental health facility or other health facility approved by the Agency.

ECT may only be performed by a medical practitioner. Two medical practitioners must be present when the ECT is performed, one of whom must be experienced in the performance of ECT. Further restrictions apply to the circumstances where ECT can be performed. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must ensure that your ECT facilities comply with the relevant standards specified by professional bodies and the Agency. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Approval of Facility to Administer Electro Convulsive Therapy - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Mental Health Act 2007 NSW

Administering agency

NSW Ministry of Health

Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office

Contact details

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Enquiries

Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office

NSW Ministry of Health

Operating address: 73 Miller Street
North Sydney, New South Wales 2060
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 961
North Sydney, New South Wales 2059
Phone: 02 9391 9000
Fax: 02 9391 9042
Email: MentalHealthBranch@doh.health.nsw.gov.au
Website: Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Office (Opens in new window)