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.

6 June 2018 Health Voices Issue
Consumers Health Forum

The notion that consumers are the silent partners in medical research is changing in step with the rise of consumer influence and individualised therapies.  And in the latest Federal Budget medical research funding is providing for consumers to have a role in helping identify research priorities...

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