27 May 2020 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum
15 May 2020 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum

From a consumer perspective, ethical issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic have attracted wide interest among our constituents.

CHF and consumer representatives from around the country recently participated in a workshop with the NHMRC Australian Ethics Committee and others to discuss...

14 May 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

COVID-19 Roadmap urges value-led recovery

Australia’s eight leading universities have joined to produce the COVID-19 Roadmap to Recovery. A Report for the Nation, an impressive document both in scope and detail. This month's Consumer's Shaping Health looks at the persuasive mix...

3 April 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

Telehealth and dealing with the downside

Telehealth services were introduced this week to combat the spread of COVID-19, but how do we manage the lack of face-to-face interaction in this brave new world?

 

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11 March 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

How an epidemic may spur us towards healthy reforms

Concern about what additional burdens the spread of Covid19 might put on hospitals in Australia will further aggravate existing pressures on the health system.

  • Coronavirus - where to get the best health information
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3 March 2020 Fact Sheets
20 February 2020 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

CHF supports the Royal Commission finding that a ‘fundamental overhaul of the design, objectives, regulation and funding of aged care in Australia’ and ‘not mere patching up’ is needed, however, we are concerned that the proposed program does not do enough to confront the challenges faced by...

19 February 2020 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

Overweight and obesity is an issue affecting our whole community. A range of social, environmental and economic factors contribute to obesity and impact a person’s ability to maintain a healthy weight. If the current trend continues, more than 18 million Australians (two-thirds of our projected...

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