2 April 2015 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

CHF's new CEO; Pharmacy deal in urgent need of new script; Health Minister Ley: 'above all, consumer-focused'; Now co-pay is cremated, time to revive Medicare; Asthma Australia conference; In sickness and in health; Why do I even need this test?; "Frequent flyer" claim shown to be a sick joke...

2 February 2015 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

Nothing about us, without us!;Tackling obesity: Australia wants change; Price Signals and Health Hazards; Federal Government must not send medicines safety checks offshore; Thanks and farewell to Adam; The costs of chronic illness; Would you like to be part of Consumers Shaping Health?; Problems...

1 February 2015 Submission
Consumers Health Forum
The Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) is the national peak body representing the interests of Australian healthcare consumers. CHF works to achieve safe, quality, timely healthcare for all Australians, supported by accessible health information and systems. CHF welcomes the opportunity to...
5 January 2015 Submission
Consumers Health Forum
CHF considers this review to be of critical importance to every Australian health consumer. Consumers consistently raise with us their concerns about the safety and quality of medicines, giving details of personal experiences of when the safety regime has failed them. With this in mind, CHF...
28 November 2014 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum
The Consumers Health Forum says it is unacceptable that a new review into medicines and medical devices has failed to reflect the vital interest consumers have in this matter.
26 November 2014 Annual Reports
Consumers Health Forum

The past year has proved a time of significant change for Australia’s health consumers and for CHF itself.

31 October 2014 Health Voices
Consumers Health Forum

eHealth: the future is now

30 October 2014 Presentations and Speeches
Consumers Health Forum
The 5th Annual Dr Christopher Newell AO Lecture in Honour will be delivered by Professor Shaun Ewen in Melbourne on 10 November 2014
5 September 2014 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

CHF supports that any health care service be based on the principles of consumer-centred healthcare and that it considers the patient, their carer and family. The key principles of consumercentred healthcare are inclusive of safety and quality issues, cost and sustainability.

20 August 2014 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

CHF has strongly opposed policies that increase consumer out-of-pocket costs through the imposition of new or increased co-payments. We have raised these concerns consistently through previous submissions to Senate Committee inquiries. CHF’s commissioned research on out-ofpocket costs highlights...

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