Read about consumer stories, the latest projects and media releases.
Applications for the second round of funding for the Practice Partners Program are now open.
Health Issues Centre presents the last of five regional forums for 2017, The Survey Says...Keep Asking (Bendigo).
Health Issues Centre presents our one-day regional forums The Survey Says...Keep Asking.
Take charge! Be Medicinewise is an annual, national awareness week that promotes the safer and wiser use of medicines. This year, it will be held between 22 and 28 August 2016.
Sunday 10 July 2016 marked the first day of National Diabetes Week (10–16 July) and Diabetes Victoria needs your help to increase awareness of all types of diabetes.
The NDIS has started to be rolled out across Australia. Find out more about it.
NAIDOC week has begun. Come celebrate the rich history and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and see how you can get involved.
Before casting your vote on Saturday, we encourage you to consider some key issues around health funding and service provision.
The Australian Government Department of Health is conducting an evaluation of the National Palliative Care Strategy 2010.
Consumers Health Forum invites you to register for their upcoming webinar 'Budget 2016 - what’s in it for Health Consumers'.
The Australian Centre for Health Research have released a new report on how we can transform End of Life care in Australia.
Join Palliverse for a tweet chat on taking control of your future health care.
The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce is examining more than 5,700 services listed in the MBS. Your feedback on Obsolete MBS items is important.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has released a report illuminating variation in health care provision across Australia.
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.
Nominate volunteers making a difference in your community today.
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.
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.
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.
Minister for Health Sussan Ley recently announced the successful applicants to run Primary Health Networks (PHNs) across Australia following a tender process.
On Thursday, 19 March 2015, Health Issues Centre was invited to attend the Melbourne Life Saving Drugs Programme (LSDP) consumer consultation.
Our monthly newsletter