9 April 2019 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum

Read the full position here. We support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ right to be listened to in the Australian Parliament and acknowledged in the Australian Constitution

The Consumers Health Forum believes all...

4 April 2019 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum
1 April 2019 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

Overall CHF supports the recommended priorities and actions and welcomes the commitment to further consultation with children, families and young people as implementation plans are developed and operationalised. We welcome ARACY’s proposed life course approach: it is important that the plan...

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...

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