Read about consumer stories, the latest projects and media releases.
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Last week Health Issues Centre held its first Consumer Fest. The theme of the day was reflecting on and celebrating consumer achievements.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has released a report illuminating variation in health care provision across Australia.
A new organisation in East of Melbourne are looking to train volunteers to assist people be mobile and independent in their local community.
Victoria's new 10-year mental health plan sets an ambitious, long term vision for mental health and wellbeing.
Community consultations are currently underway across Victoria to help develop Victoria's end-of-life-care framework.
Vulnerable Australians will get free access to even stronger protections against the flu in 2016 following another record number of reported cases in 2015.
On 28 October 2015, the Minister for Health, the Hon Sussan Ley MP, announced consultations focused on the value of private health insurance for consumers and its long term sustainability.
Public consultation on version 2 of the draft National Safety and Quality Health Services Standards is now open and feedback is being sought.
Melbourne Primary Care Network have produced a video to help health care providers use the Teach-back technique with their patients.
Nominate volunteers making a difference in your community today.
Grampians Pyrenees Primary Care Partnership is running a Consumer Engagement Forum to highlight the importance of the consumer voice in health service design, delivery and quality improvement.
Loddon Mallee Integrated Cancer Service (LMICS) is inviting consumers impacted by cancer and staff to attend free training in Castlemaine, Bendigo, Swan Hill and Mildura.
The Victorian Legislative Council’s Legal and Social Issues Committee is interested in the community’s views, insights and experiences in relation to end of life care.
On Tuesday, 21 July, in front of a full audience at Federation Square, Dorothy was awarded the Victorian Disability Sector Awards' Volunteer Award.
Public information briefings that impact on possible reforms for primary health care in Australia start next week. Get involved!
Women & Leadership Australia announces National Industry Scholarship Initiative for women leaders in health.
Arthritis & Osteoporosis Victoria is running a webinar to assist parents of chronically ill children.
Your opportunity to comment on the draft governance framework on the General Practice Accreditation Scheme.
NPS MedicineWise and Tropfest take a creative lead against antibiotic resistance.
The Federal Government recently commissioned Ernst and Young (EY) to review the implementation of the national reform agenda on organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
Find out what their role is driving primary health care reform for people with complex and chronic illness.
The federal budget was announced on Tuesday, 12 May 2015. Overall the budget includes $2 billion worth of funding cuts to the health system.
The Victorian State Budget for 2015-2016 was released on Tuesday, 5 May 2015.
Minister for Health Sussan Ley recently announced the successful applicants to run Primary Health Networks (PHNs) across Australia following a tender process.
There is an opportunity for consumers personally affected by cancer to contribute to the next Victorian Cancer Plan.
On Thursday, 19 March 2015, Health Issues Centre was invited to attend the Melbourne Life Saving Drugs Programme (LSDP) consumer consultation.
The Victorian Department of Health have released the online National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards education program.
On 1 January 2015, the Victorian Government established the Department of Health & Human Services.
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