Community Quality Use of Medicines and Medical Tests (CQUM/MT)

2000 - 12

CHF began working in collaboration with NPS: Better Choices, Better Health (NPS) in 2000 to provide a consumer perspective on issues relating to the quality use of medicines (QUM). CHF welcomed the opportunity to continue working with the NPS and on the 2011-12 Community Quality Use of Medicines and Medical Tests (CQUM/MT) Project.

Key objectives of the project included:

·         Providing strategic advice regarding consumer perspectives on QUM issues

·         Supporting consumers to contribute to, and participate in, QUM Working Groups and Symposiums

·         Engaging with consumers to develop QUM messages on specific topics

·         Communicating with consumers and other relevant stakeholders regarding QUM.