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...
The demand for isolation and social distancing forced by coronavirus makes it imperative for telehealth to be supported across as many accredited health services as possible, the Consumers Health Forum said today. “We urge the Government to act on the advice of doctors, nurses and allied health...
Australia is entering its gravest health crisis in a century and must confront the challenge with all the 21 st century knowledge and resources it can muster, the Consumers Health Forum said today. “Essential for success in quelling the virus and community fear will be ensuring effective and...
Thinking time for consumer health - healthUpdate 28 February 2020 newsletter covers: CHF retreat on strategy and focus CHF Summit 2020: Shifting Gears Where's the best place to go for health advise on Coronavirus? National Strategic Action Plan for Rare Diseases Asthma and children: diagnosis and...
Two reports, two views on society’s impact on health - The healthUpdate February 2020 newsletter covers: Two reports - CHF responds to the recently released Closing the Gap Report 2020 and the Report on the Roundtable for Social Prescribing in partnership with Royal Australian College of General...
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