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)
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
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?
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 ...Read more
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
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