What medicines will be available, for whom, and when? Ask your burning questions about 60-day prescribing. Following its official launch on 1 September, the Australian government’s 60-day Prescription initiative is now being promoted via a national mass media campaign . We expect this will lead to...
MyMedicare is a new voluntary patient registration model that aims to strengthen the relationship between patients, their GPs and primary care teams. Initially, it will provide the most benefit to people who need access to longer telehealth services from their GP, aged care residents and people...
Consumer webinar on the PASC (Long Covid-19) Research Plan Consumers Health Forum co-hosted this webinar for consumers on the MRFF Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC) Research Plan . CHF CEO, Elizabeth Deveny who is on the Expert Advisory Committee for the Research Plan and Dr Masha Somi, CEO...
The Department of Health and Aged Care has released the Draft National Consumer Engagement Strategy for consultation. The purpose of this Strategy is to mobilise a person-centred prevention system by involving communities and consumers in preventive health policy design and implementation, and to...
Consumers Health Forum is looking for people with governance skills and experience as a health consumer to be involved in the governance of our organisation. Do you have the skills, community networks, and lived experience to join the CHF Board? In this webinar, CHF Board Chair, Tony Lawson will...
The Australian Government is committed to ensuring health and medical research investment delivers the greatest benefit to the community while driving long-term economic sustainability. The Department of Health and Aged Care and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) are undertaking...
Monday 3 July 2023 Climate change is the single biggest health issue facing people everywhere. In Australia, we’ve seen this in recent years as catastrophic weather events have become both more frequent and more damaging. Future impacts are likely to also include food and water scarcity, increasing...
Friday 9th June 2023 What would you like to know about the Budget 2023-24? Do you have questions for the Federal Minister for Health and Aged Care? We are delighted that Minister Mark Butler will be joining us to discuss healthcare, the Budget and his vision in this webinar for consumers, members...
Wednesday 10th May 2023 The 2023 Federal Budget holds big questions for health. We know the Government is under pressure to design a Budget that can offset the demands of the recent pandemic, as well as deliver the most benefit to the most Australians. Join CHF CEO Elizabeth Deveny for a breakdown...
This webinar has been cancelled The national consumer response to the Strengthening Medicare Taskforce report. What are the key points that you want to put forward to the government in the budget. Join us as we work through the key messages for consumers. How to participate When: Wed 22 March 2023...

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