Health Voices – Journal of the Consumers Health Forum of Australia is published by CHF two times a year to promote debate on health care issues affecting all Australians and of interest to health consumers, government and industry. ISSN 1835-5862 (Print) ISSN 1835-8810 (Online)
Consumers shifting gears to drive better health care
The value of learning from experience was given fresh power at CHF's first Australian and New Zealand health consumers' summit. In the April 2021 issue of Health Voices, we present perspectives from participants at the Summit...Read more
A noteworthy feature of this edition of Health Voices is how our headline trio are so often intertwined in health outcomes. Safety, quality and literacy perform together like a trio of musicians. As the authors describe, there are increasing examples of reciprocal benefits.
In this issue of Health Voices, young people with lived experience reflect on the many challenges faced by youth when trying to navigate the health system – and how things could improve for those who follow.Read more
The notion that consumers are the silent partners in medical research is changing in step with the rise of consumer influence and individualised therapies. And in the latest Federal Budget medical research funding is providing for consumers to have a role in helping identify research priorities...Read more
The spectacular advances in medical devices and biotechnology are exposing an ever-expanding world of benefits and risks for consumers.Read more