This report by Jennifer Doggett and Cate Carrigan for the Croakey Conference News Service, captures content from the Consumers Health Forum of Australia’s Virtual Summit 2021: Shifting Gears. It covers articles, social media comment, and podcasts - Croakey Voices Episode 10 and 11 . Nicole MacKee...
In this edition of Health Update: Future of digital health looking brighter The potential for Australia’s health system to emerge from COVID-19 with the impetus to move more effectively to digital health is foreshadowed in a thought-provoking CEDA report this week. view the newsletter
In this edition of Health Update: Aged care reforms depend on a strong consumer voice Submit a video for our Big Ideas Forum hosted by ABC's Ellen Fanning* from The Drum CHF Loneliness Thought Leadership Roundtable 2020 #CHF Talks final webinar for 2020 will be on the work of the Living Evidence...
In this edition of Health Update: Good thinking for better health CHF Summit 2021 abstract submissions have now closed, but there's still time to submit a video for our Big Ideas Forum hosted by ABC's Ellen Fanning* from The Drum Researchers have published their findings on a trial for an...
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a significant drop in engagement with healthcare services for non-COVID health issues in Australia. In May 2020, the Continuity of Care Collaboration (CCC) conducted a survey of 729 people about access to healthcare.
Patients in need of routine care for chronic and other conditions should feel they can see the doctor and not be dissuaded by fear of COVID-19, the Consumers Health Forum said today. “We are concerned at reports by professional bodies and health services that patients are putting off seeing the...
CHF's recommendations to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, Faculty of Radiation Oncology on the comprehensive guide for Establishing and sustaining regional, rural and remote radiation therapy centres . CHF notes that where the guide refers to engagement with consumers,...
The Federal Government’s $2.4 billion health plan to fight COVID-19 is an impressive and wide-ranging response that prepares Australians and health services well to counter the threat of a pandemic, the Consumers Health Forum said today. “The provision of bulk-billed telehealth medical services,...
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