17 November 2020 Health Voices
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.

Read the November 2020 issue of Health Voices

13 November 2020 Submission

Preventive health is a key pillar of Australia’s Long Term National Health Plan. A 10-year National Preventive Health Strategy is being developed and will be completed by March 2021. In late August 2020 the Department of Health released a Consultation Paper which outlined the key themes from...

9 November 2020 Submission

The Australian Government is committed to modernising how we use public sector data. Improving how we share and use this data, with safety, integrity and appropriate consumer protection measures, will benefit Australians through more effective government policies, programs, and service delivery...

9 November 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

How COVID strengthens Shifting Gears

CHF was obliged to postpone our Shifting Gears Australasian summit to March 18-19 next year --- and transform it to a virtual event --- because of COVID. Yet the influence of COVID has made our conference theme of consumer leadership...

30 October 2020 Submission

The NHMRC proposed to include new and revised chapters in Section 4 and Section 5 of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, 2007 (updated 2018) (the National Statement). Developed by the Australian Health Ethics Committee (AHEC), the revised sections provide advice for both...

20 October 2020 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

Invitation to the Western NSW PHN Collaborative Pairs Program, closes Friday 29 January 2021 

12 October 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

A healthy budget that raises hopes for the future

There is much to appreciate about the level of support for health in the Federal Budget. The solid funding increases for Medicare, PBS and public hospitals; and the substantial financing of the COVID emergency response...

8 October 2020 Presentations and Speeches
Consumers Health Forum

Federal Budget 2020-21 Briefing analysis

The Federal Budget 2020-21 was handed down on Tuesday 6 October 2020. CHF staff worked hard to bring you the latest information and to provide expert commentary on how the budget affects the health consumers. Our Budget Briefing analysis is...

7 October 2020 Submission

As required by the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015 (the Act), the independent Australian Medical Research Advisory Board (AMRAB) conducted a consultation from 9 Sep 2020 to 7 Oct 2020 to develop the Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) Australian Medical Research and Innovation...

24 September 2020 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

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