8 August 2018 Presentations and Speeches

Watch here: youtube.com/watch?v=5yhx4WZP6EM  In this webinar, we briefly cover My Health Record in general, then open a panel discussion that focussed on the privacy and security of the system, how legislation and policy affects it, and...

7 August 2018 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

Our focus in this response is health data, as that is our area of expertise and interest. As recognised in the issues paper, health data is more sensitive than data about most other areas of a consumers’ lives, such as personal preference for transport to work or even more sensitive data like...

20 July 2018 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

CHF welcomed the Review of Medicines and Medical Device Regulation and, while we did not support removing the required pre-approval of therapeutic goods advertisements, we are pleased to work with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to ensure that new arrangements will continue to protect...

9 July 2018 Report
Consumers Health Forum

2017-18 was an exciting year for CHF, from working with our growing member base to reach millions of consumers, to launching initiatives that will make a real difference to Australia's healthcare system. Read our Report Card to learn more.

2 July 2018 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

CHF has consistently advocated123 for a national, whole-of-society obesity strategy. This is because recent reports show that years of public education campaigns have failed to reverse the rise in obesity, showing that it is well past time for individual-oriented prevention to become a priority...

2 July 2018 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

CHF works to achieve safe, quality, timely and affordable healthcare for all Australians, supported by accessible health information and systems. We support the principles of consumer centred care and chief among these is the principle of universal health care1. Private Health Insurance (PHI)...

13 June 2018 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Shaping Health
13 June 2018 Report
CHF and The George Institute
12 June 2018 Fact Sheets

In October 2017, TGA announced the implementation of patient information leaflets and patient implant cards for all implantable medical devices. This was in response to consumer concerns about the limited or absence of information provided about the medical device during surgery.

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6 June 2018 Presentations and Speeches
Consumers Health Forum

An introduction to patient implant cards and patient information leaflets for implantable medical devices.