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The Practice of Recovered Memory Therapy

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Draft Report into the Practice of Recovered Memory Therapy
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Draft report of the Victoria, Australia Health Services Commissioner into "the Practice of Recovered Memory Therapy".


Beth Wilson
Health Services Commissioner
Victoria, Australia

Dear Stakeholders and Participants in the Inquiry,

As you are aware the Minister for Health, The Hon Bronwyn Pike, has asked the Health Services Commissioner (HSC), Beth Wilson, to conduct an Inquiry into the Practice of Recovered Memory Therapy. Under section 9(1)(m) of the Health Services (Conciliation and Review) Act (Vic), the HSC has powers to inquire into matters referred by the Minister for Health.

Please find attached the Draft Report on the Inquiry into the Practice of Recovered Memory Therapy. Thank-you for your contribution to date. The Draft Report has been sent to key stakeholders and those who participated in the Inquiry for comments prior to presenting it to the Minister. I would appreciate it if you could read the Draft Report and make comments or clarifications. Your comments will be considered and may or may not be incorporated into the Final Report. Comments can only be accepted in writing or email to: Anne-Maree Polimeni, Project Officer, Level 30 / 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 or Anne-Maree.Polimeni@dhs.vic.gov.au by Wednesday 7 September 2005 5pm. Due to time line constraints comments received after this date cannot be accepted.

Thank-you for your cooperation.

Yours sincerely,