About Consumers Shaping Health

Consumers Shaping Health is a newsletter published by the Consumers Forum of Australia (CHF) for members, consumer representatives and stakeholders in health. It promotes current advocacy work of CHF in its three priority areas: safety and quality in health care; health care for people with chronic conditions; and safe and appropriate use of medicines.

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ISSN 1835-2057 (Print) ISSN 1835-2065 (Online)

5 June 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

The call of Uluru - nothing about us without us

The phrase "Nothing about us, without us," referred to recently in our Not Going Viral webinar with Deputy Chief Medical Officers; Professor Michael Kidd and Dr Nick Coatsworth,...Read more

14 May 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

COVID-19 Roadmap urges value-led recovery

Australia’s eight leading universities have joined to produce the COVID-19 Roadmap to Recovery. A Report for the Nation, an impressive document both in scope and detail. This month's Consumer's Shaping Health looks at the persuasive mix...Read more

3 April 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
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Telehealth and dealing with the downside

Telehealth services were introduced this week to combat the spread of COVID-19, but how do we manage the lack of face-to-face interaction in this brave new world?

 

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11 March 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
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How an epidemic may spur us towards healthy reforms

Concern about what additional burdens the spread of Covid19 might put on hospitals in Australia will further aggravate existing pressures on the health system.

  • Coronavirus - where to get the best health information
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12 February 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
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Coronavirus is a time for well-informed health consumers

In the face of fear, concern, indifference and/or impotence, there is one step Australians can take to equip themselves in the era of coronavirus.

CHF also released the Social Prescribing Roundtable report this month and we...Read more

16 December 2019 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

This year closes with Consumers Health Forum able to demonstrate a solid record of achievement. As we highlight in our Report Card, we are more focused and prepared than ever to press for our health services to reflect the potential benefits of 21st Century knowledge when it comes to care and...Read more

2 October 2019 Consumers Shaping Health
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3 September 2019 Consumers Shaping Health
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6 August 2019 Consumers Shaping Health
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3 July 2019 Consumers Shaping Health
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