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CHF is Australia’s leading advocate on consumer health care issues.

We work to achieve safe, good quality, timely healthcare for all Australians, supported by the best health information and systems the country can afford.

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A voice for health consumers
Making sure consumers are part of the health conversation as effective advocates and leaders.
 
Improving the quality of health services
Working with health and social support systems to implement consumer-centred reforms that make the right kind of difference.
 
Influencing policy
Advocating consumer-centred health care to governments, health and social support systems.

What we are doing

The latest news, blogs and publications from CHF

The Consumers Health Forum welcomes the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association’s blueprint for a national health agreement as a much-need stimulus for a serious rethink of Australia’s health system. “We strongly support many of the aims of the report Healthy people, healthy system s,” the...
MEDIA RELEASE MONDAY, 18 DECEMBER 2017 Cuts in payments to doctors for after-hours services announced today stand to reduce unnecessarily high-cost services but also run the risk of reducing access to care for those patients and families in urgent need, the Consumers Health Forum says. “The...

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Help shape Australia's healthcare for the better — become a highly valued partner in the effort to make the consumer perspective a priority for decision makers.

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Member benefits

  •   healthUPdate — CHF's exclusive monthly e-newsletter
  •  Consumer Representative Vacancies
  •  Latest CHF Consultations
  •  Current committees & Vacancies

Upcoming Events

Presented in partnership with the George Institute for Global Health, and sponsored by the Australian Digital Health Agency this roundtable will provide an opportunity for the consumer perspective on digital health to be aired and to hear of latest developments on the roll-out of My Health Record.

Have a health story to tell?

Patient Opinion is an independent site about your experiences of Australian health services, good or bad. They pass your stories to the right people to make a difference.

Go to patientopinion.org.au