19 May 2022 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

In December 2021 CHF provided a submission in response to a consultation by the Australian Digital Health Agency on the National Digital Healthcare Interoperability Plan.  It soon became clear that many were not sure what interoperability meant and why it was important in the context of the...

19 May 2022 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

In December 2021 CHF provided a submission in response to a consultation by the Australian Digital Health Agency on the National Digital Healthcare Interoperability Plan.  It soon became clear that many were not sure what interoperability meant and why it was important in the context of the...

16 May 2022 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum

Election 2022 scorecard on health policy

Community health and wellness in the 21st Century 

What the parties say

Consumers Health Forum...

16 May 2022 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum

Election 2022 scorecard on health policy

Community health and wellness in the 21st Century 

What the parties say

Consumers Health Forum...

11 May 2022 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

There's still time to talk to candidates about health 

In the May 2022 edition of Consumers Shaping Health, we are ....

  • Doubled down on the call for primary health care reform and the CHF Election Platform 
  • shared resources from NPS
  • ...
22 April 2022 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum

CHF is aware of the government decision in the Federal Budget that the national Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) role currently fulfilled by NPS MedicineWise will transfer to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQHC).

From January 1, 2023:

  • A number of
  • ...
12 April 2022 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

Persistence and resolve will get the best reforms

In the Apr 2022 edition of Consumers Shaping Health, we are ....

  • Making the case for Primary Health Care reform
  • Reminding Australians about the flu season with the Royal College of General
  • ...
10 March 2022 Submission
Rebecca Edwards, Jennie Parham and Leanne Wells

The Australian health care system includes a national organisation representing health care consumers and equivalent organisations in most states and territories.  There are several disease-specific patient organisations, as well as formalised networks advocating for greater patient...

8 March 2022 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

Digital health is about to upend health care – are we ready?

In the Mar 2022 edition of Consumers Shaping Health, we ....  

  • Launched a Whitepaper on Digital Health: Australia's Health Reimaged, the result of a 12-month project with Deloitte,
  • ...
3 March 2022 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

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