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)

28 June 2022
Consumers Health Forum

Patient navigation – making the connections to better health

In this issue of Health Voices, researchers, consumers and advocacy groups discuss the role of the navigator – and other ways to support consumers and carers – to access different aspects of medical and social care...Read more

15 November 2021
Consumers Health Forum

Youth Health Summit – voices for the future

In this issue of Health Voices, writers and presenters from the Youth Health Forum National Summit in Sept 2021 discuss their concerns about future health...Read more

15 April 2021
Consumers Health Forum

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

17 November 2020
Consumers Health Forum

The pandemic is bad but it has also brought some good news for consumers and the health system, forcing many of us to think afresh.

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8 May 2020
Consumers Health Forum

In this issue of Health Voices leading health leaders and consumers reflect on how the pro-wellness policies are paying off in the fight against the virus.

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17 December 2019
Consumers Health Forum

In this issue of Health Voices leading health care professionals, consumers and researchers examine what personalised care really means for patients navigating the health system in Australia.

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20 May 2019

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.

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15 November 2018
Consumers Health Forum

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

6 June 2018
Consumers Health Forum

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

29 November 2017
Consumers Health Forum

The spectacular advances in medical devices and biotechnology are exposing an ever-expanding world of benefits and risks for consumers.Read more