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Private Mental Health Facility Licence - New South Wales

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to keep premises as a private mental health facility (hospital) for the admission, care and treatment of patients.

Private health facilities must provide for the accommodation of one or more of the following groups:

  • patients who are admitted for more than 24 hours
  • patients who are not discharged on the same day that they are admitted, but are admitted for not more than 24 hours
  • patients who are admitted and discharged on the same day.

Your licence will specify the maximum number of patients you may keep or treat at your mental health facility and will outline any terms and conditions.

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 licence, you must:

  • be approved to provide medical services and treatments to patients
  • appoint a medical practitioner to act as the superintendent of the hospital
  • submit a plan of the premises
  • specify the maximum number of patients the facility can accommodate at any one time in each ward
  • specify the number (if any) of procedure rooms intended to be provided at the facility
  • comply with any other conditions or hold any other qualifications as required by the agency.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $8051.00

Private health facility: $7931.00

Private mental health class facilities incur an additional application fee of $120.00

Fees for 2024-25

Transfer Transfer All $4660.00

Fees for 2024-25

Vary Variation All $4660.00

Fees for 2024-25

Act(s) name

Mental Health Act 2007 New South Wales

Private Health Facilities Act 2007 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Mental Health Regulation 2019 New South Wales

Private Health Facilities Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Administering agency

NSW Ministry of Health

People, Culture and Governance

Legal and Regulatory Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.