In 2018 the Consumers Health Forum was contracted by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for a 12-month consumer engagement project where CHF would provide input, advise and support for a range of TGA activies to enhace health literacy for all Australians.
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...
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...
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.
CHF has been funded by the Department of Health and Ageing to consult with our members on the Review of funding Arrangements for Chemotherapy Services. The initiation of the Review followed talks between the Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia over appropriate subsidies for dispensing chemotherapy after the reduction in the PBS subsidy for a key chemotherapy drug, Docetaxel.
CHF began working with Health Workforce Australia (HWA) in March 2012 to facilitate consumer engagement across a range of HWA projects and support consumer representatives on HWA Project Advisory Groups.
As part of the Commonwealth Government’s Diagnostic Imaging Quality Program, the Department of Health and Ageing has funded CHF to inform and consult with healthcare consumers about current diagnostic imaging practice.
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