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

The Patient Activation in Australians with Chronic Illness Project aimed to get a better understanding of the level of activation of health care consumers with chronic illnesses to ascertain how receptive they might be to models of service delivery that require them to be more involved in their...

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...

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 devloped with funding by the Australian Department of Health.

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2018-2019

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 first phase of the...

2018

The Consumers Health Forum has commissioned the following resources to support your conversations with consumers about pain management.

  • A set of six storycards using humorous line drawings and trigger questions/statements.
  • A set of key messages relevant to each illustration
  • ...
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.

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