Closing Date: 31 December 2018
Survey - School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Research on communication in healthcare settings is being undertaken in an anonymous online survey open to all Australian residents over 18 years of age. The survey is part of PhD research by Michelle Lum, and the purpose of this research is to determine how people experience communication with healthcare practitioners in primary healthcare settings, such as medical and dental services. We would like to understand how people feel about communicating with healthcare practitioners when they attend these services as patients.

Closing Date: 31 December 2018
Survey - Monash University

Monash University are currently undertaking a sociological study which aims to ‘understand the sociocultural processes underpinning optimism for the use of testing technologies in healthcare’.

As part of this project, Monash University are currently seeking volunteers to participate in a short (approx. 5 minutes) online survey, with the option to participate in a follow up interview (approx. 40 to 60 minutes) on their experience with healthcare testing and screening in Australia.

Closing Date: 5 November 2018
Consultation - Australian Government Department of Health

On 2 March 2018, Minister Hunt announced at the National Women’s Health Summit in Sydney, the commencement of a process to establish a national women’s health strategy for 2020 to 2030.  The Strategy will take into account changes in the policy environment, identification of gaps and emerging issues so that health system resources at the national and jurisdictional levels are directed at efficiently addressing the health issues that affect women and girls.

Closing Date: 2 November 2018
Consultation - Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQH)

The National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards user guide for health service organisations providing care for patients with cognitive impairment or at risk of delirium (the user guide) outlines the actions in the second edition of the NSQHS Standards that support safe and high quality care for patients with cognitive impairment or at risk of delirium. The main purpose of the user guide is to suggest strategies that health service organisations can consider for implementation that are linked to NSQHS Standards.