My Health Record is just one piece of the digital health landscape in Australia. To properly understand My Health Record, it is important to know where it fits in the big picture. In this webinar, we discuss among other topics how My Health Record currently and could in the future interact with the...
The Consumers Health Forum is facilitating a series of 6 webinars to help Australians make an informed and considered decision about whether or not to opt-out of having a record created for them. In this first webinar, we will focus on the privacy and security aspects of the system. More...
The Codeine Rescheduling commenced on 1 February 2018. CHF was commissioned by TGA to help produce consumer-friendly communications for use before and after that time to ensure consumers knew about the new arrangements and understood what alternatives were available to them.  As part of that...
Join the webinar, hosted by CHF in partnership with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). 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...
Join us to hear our analysis of the 2018 Budget and its implications for consumers.  
Health sector leaders from across Australia have joined forces to promote awareness of the inaugural National Advance Care Planning Week , with hosted events across the nation from Kalgoorlie, Western Australia to Cape Barren Island in Tasmania. Together they are asking Australians of all ages and...
Please note: this event will be at 12pm AEST You can join us here: https://chf.clickmeeting.com/-hellomynameis-comes-to-canberra  Join the webinar, co-hosted with the AHHA, to hear Chris Pointon talk about the #hellomynameis movement, compassionate care and what this means to patients, carers...
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.
From Feb 1 2018, codeine will no longer be available over the counter at the pharmacy. Join CHF Policy Manager Jo Root and CEO of PainAustralia Carol Bennett to talk about the change and what the reform means for consumers. They will discuss why the change is being made, and what further reforms...
Under the My Health Records Act 2012, health information in My Health Record may be collected, used and disclosed “for any purpose” with the consent of the healthcare recipient.  In addition, one of the functions of the System Operator (the Australian Digital Health Agency) is “to prepare and...

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