2020-Current

Research is critical to the health of Australians, but one of the most difficult things about conducting research is finding the right participants for health research projects. This makes it harder to answer important research questions.

The Join Us Register is an easy way for millions...

2020-Current

A Working Together agreement between the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) and NPS MedicineWise was launched in May 2020 setting out how we will partner and build on our collaboration...

2019-Current

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) is the national peak body supporting and representing networks of clinician researchers conducting investigator-initiated clinical trials, clinical quality registries and clinical trial coordinating centres within the Australian healthcare system....

2019-Current

Engaging with the modern health system is often challenging, inefficient, and frustrating for consumers. Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven services can potentially be transformational: simplifying interactions with complex systems, anticipating needs, and delivering personalised, highly...

2019-2021

Consumer data is increasingly being collected, linked and used, both with and without their knowledge and informed consent. There is increasing discussion about the ‘big data’ agenda, evidence-informed policy, and a growing premium being placed on the importance of data-driven service...

2018-Current

The Consumer Sentiment Survey is a survey project conducted by the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) and the NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability (PCHSS) that was

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2017 - Current

The purpose of the Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability (PCHSS) is to explore the issues impacting health care system sustainability and develop and evaluate a set of implementable interventions that are appropriate from a clinical, patient and economic perspective. The outcomes...

2015-Current

The ABS Health Statistics Program covers a wide range of topics including long term health conditions, health risk factors, patient experience, nutrition, physical activity, disability and mental health, deaths, causes of death and life expectancy for both the general population and the...

2013 - Current

The Real People; Real Data project will develop and pilot a cost-effective and easy-to-use tool for capturing and analysing consumer narratives of health, illness and the health system. The aim is to equip health services and consumers with a relevant and practical tool that can assist them to gather and assess consumer stories, and use this often-overlooked evidence base to inform decisions about health services, policies and reforms.