26 March 2019 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

On 1 April 2019, private health insurance begins the most extensive changes in recent years. The aim of this Healthy Cover guide is to provide an easy-to-understand overview of the changes and point consumers to more detailed information that will help them work through the changes to assess...

19 March 2019 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

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We are pleased to provide a submission supporting the continuation and strengthening of the Tobacco Control Regulations in Australia. Since the...

8 March 2019 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

CHF response to the Report from the General Practice and Primary Care Clinical Committee: Phase 2

CHF supports the changes that the GPPCCC have been made in their Phase 2 Report and feel that their vision of the health system aligns closely with what we hear from members. We are pleased...

8 March 2019 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

CHF appreciates the opportunity to provide a comment to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) proposal to introduce a Unique Device Identification (UDI) system for medical devices in Australia.

At the heart of CHF’s policy agenda is patient-centred care. Our responses to the TGA’s...

5 March 2019 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

The CHF supports the reintroduction of pills into the scope of the remade Order. The omission of these from the current Order is an unfortunate regulatory oversight. Consumers implicitly trust the regulatory system to ensure any product made available to them undergoes rigorous assessment of...

5 March 2019 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

We expect the primary impact of the reclassification for consumers will be a greater level of quality for Active Medical Devices in terms of reliability, safety and effectiveness. By putting these medical devices into a higher class they will undergo more rigorous assessment prior to becoming...

5 March 2019 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

At the heart of CHF’s policy agenda is patient-centred care. Our responses to the TGA’s consultation has been formed with a patient-centred approach in mind.
CHF notes that this consultation’s scope is limited to the regulatory guidance in line with existing regulatory requirements, and not...

4 March 2019 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

CHF appreciates the opportunity to provide a comment in response to proposed changes to a number of definitions and the scope of the medical device regulatory framework in Australia.
At the heart of CHF’s policy agenda is patient-centred care. Our responses to the TGA’s consultation...

4 March 2019 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum
27 February 2019 Presentations and Speeches
Consumers Health Forum

During 2019, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) will continue to implement changes in response to the Review of Medicines and Medical Devices Regulation (MMDR). This webinar aimed to update consumers on these medical device consultations and answer questions from consumers. 

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