References - Mental Health Outcomes
References are listed alphabetically.
HoNOS (Health of the Nation Outcome Scales)
HoNOS (Health of the Nation Outcome Scales) is made up of 12 simple scales, which measure the health and social functioning of people with mental illness. The scales are completed as part of the patient’s routine clinical assessments at the time of admission and after a course of treatment or some other intervention. The pre and post treatment scores are then compared. Participating hospitals submit their data to the Private Mental Health Alliance’s Centralised Data Management Service where the national average scores are determined. The HoNOS was developed by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) specifically to measure outcomes in mental health services.
Healthscope mental health facilities
Healthscope-wide figures exclude Brisbane Private
'Other private hospitals'
Comparison statistics available from the Private Mental Health
Alliance - 2011-2013 Annual Statistical Report. HoNOS (clinician rating)
Summary scores – all episodes. Mean admission score 10.6; mean
Discharge score 4.6.