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‘Not going to waste my time’: Mental health chief blasts SA Health on way out door

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EXCLUSIVE: One of the nation’s most experienced mental health experts has quit his post with SA Health, blasting the department and State Government for failing to act on reform and demanding “some accountability on the department and the chief executive and the minister”.

Photo: AAP/David Mariuz

Adjunct Professor John Mendoza has resigned from his position as executive director of mental health and prison health services at the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN), a year into his three-year contract.

“I’m not going to waste my time in a sense pretending I’m part of some reform effort when it’s not there,” he told InDaily.

“I…



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