21 December 2021 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

A more connected and digital health system is a foundational element of a health system. For consumers, this means their health information is available when needed to share with their medical team and to help deliver whole-of-person care. It means that no matter where they live or happen to be...

12 December 2021 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

Covid – the test of a pandemic on our healthcare system

In the Dec 2021 edition of Consumers Shaping Health, we ....

  • Discuss health communication in the context of the pandemic, and trust in doctors and health care professionals 
  • The
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7 December 2021 Annual Reports
Consumers Health Forum

2020–21 was a year like no other in healthcare. The Covid-19 pandemic put enormous strain on our community, families and friends. It presented challenges to our health system – both public health units, general practice as well as hospitals – and posed challenges to policy-makers. This...

25 November 2021 Submission
Tammy Wolffs

CHF supports lifting the single rate of JobSeeker and related payments to a minimum of $910 per fortnight and aligning future increases of JobSeeker and related payments to pension indexation – that is, based on both the Consumer Price Index and Male Total Average...

15 November 2021 Health Voices
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...

14 November 2021 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

The healthy argument on climate change

In the Nov 2021 edition of Consumers Shaping Health, we .... .  

  • A recent Australian Conservation Foundation report estimates the many billions in avoided health costs alone that could be saved in future years
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11 November 2021 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

Here you will find a number of resources that may be useful to you.

They are grouped in categories as follows: 

  • About community engagement 
  • Research articles /information about vaccine hesitancy
  • The value of COVID-19 vaccination
  • National and State
  • ...
10 November 2021 Report
Consumers Health Forum

The Youth Health Forum, a network of young health consumers and leaders, held a major Summit on 15 Sept 2021, as a virtual event.  

Throughout the day, the 180+ delegates discussed the issues that young people face in the healthcare system and what they...

9 November 2021 Submission

In August 2021 the Australian Digital Health Agency commenced planning on the next National Digital Health Strategy to be launched in 2022. This began with a National Survey and CHF was invited to provide additional input in the form...

3 November 2021 Presentations and Speeches
Consumers Health Forum and Croakey News Media