2021 - 2022

The Steering Committee to develop the CHF Election Platform

Applications for positions on this committee have now closed. 

Background

The next federal election is likely to be held in late 2021 or in the first half of 2022. Therefore, over the next few months, CHF will...

2021

Young health advocates from the CHF Youth Health Forum have highlighted significant issues in healthcare, health literacy, and access to healthcare services for young people in the transitional years of early adulthood....

2021

Thank you for your interest in contributing to this feedback forum. We have received enough applications to fill the two focus groups and experssions of interest are now closed.

Thousands of Australians use health service organisations every day. While most people experience good health...

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 of...

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...

2020

On the 14 February 2020 the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) partnered with the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) to deliver a consumer awareness and engagement project as part of the public consultation and development process for the National Health Information...

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...

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

In late 2019, the Consumers Health Forum joined with the Australian Insitute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) to help raise consumer awareness and understanding about the institute’s significant and long-awaited entry into the gathering of information about primary health care: the National Primary...

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