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e-News is a monthly newsletter from Health Consumers Queensland. If you sign up to our e-News you’ll also receive our e-Alerts; time sensitive information such as the latest vacancies and consultation opportunities.

enews – march 2018

In this issue:

  • From the CEO
  • 2018 Annual Forum: The Evolution of Engagement
  • Consumer networking sessions
  • Adolescent Extended Treatment Facility
  • Submission to the Queensland Law Reform’s Review of termination of pregnancy laws
  • Griffith University and Health Consumers Queensland Impact Evaluation Project
  • Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement – Brisbane
  • Launch of new CALD resources
  • Experience-Based Co-design toolkit for Australia launched
  • Out of Pocket Pain survey
  • NDIS information forums for providers: Toowoomba and Ipswich regions this month
  • QDN moves to new premises and launches Getting on the NDIS Grid project
  • Peer Leaders Training Needs Survey

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eNews – November 2017

In this issue:

  • From the CEO
  • Health Consumers Queensland news – what have we been up to?
  • Consumer Networking Update
  • 2018 Annual Forum: The evolution of engagement
  • Sector News
  • Women to benefit from first national treatment standard for heavy periods
  • Free online library for mental health practitioners
  • Secondary use of My Health Record data – plain English guide to the Public Consultation Paper
  • Growing Deadly Families – Report and Recommendations
  • Health Consumers Queensland Impact Evaluation Project: have your say

enews – October 2017

In this issue:


  • Have your say: value-based healthcare for Queensland
  • Public Consultation to develop My Health Record secondary use of data framework now open
  • Have your say: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures
  • National Carers Week: Carers Count
  • Access to healthcare: a fundamental human right
  • CHF seeks views on new strategic plan
  • 2017 QCYCN Forum Culture for Kids: Integrating communities and system
  • Good Life, Good Death Expo
  • New National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards launched next month
  • Patients welcomed to hospital by the “Sign Guy”
  • Gather My Crew: an online rostering tool to get the help you need in times of crisis

….and much more


enews – September 2017

In this issue:

  • Growing Deadly Families Forum
  • Webinar Survey: Tell us what you want
  • Ask the Experts webcast: Prostate Cancer – What you need to know
  • What is Stepped Care?
  • Health Minister hears consumer case for health reform

….and much, much more.

enews – June 2017

In this issue:

  • From the Chair
  • 2017 Annual Forum Highlights – Townsville
  • What Have We Been Up To?
  • Welcome Reema
  • Change to the way your GP can view your public hospital information
  • Seeking Feedback
  • Going to the doctor?   Don’t draw a blank at your next visit
  • Have Your Say: Nurse to Patient Ratios Survey

eNews – March 2017

In this issue:

  • From the Chair
  • From the CEO
  • 2017 Annual Forum Update
  • Consumer and Community Engagement Framework Launch
  • Free to good home
  • Consumer Networking
  • Training and Webinars
  • Healthy Cover Checklist and Survey
  • Metro North Health Forum 2017 – Evolution or Revolution: A journey to better health
  • NDIS: Roma and Surrounds Participant, Family and Community Sessions
  • Consumer Opportunities
  • Helpful Resources

eNews – February 2017

In this issue:

  • Partnering with Consumers
  • 2017 Annual Forum update
  • 2015-16 Annual Report
  • Consumer Networking Sessions
  • Consumer Training
  • How do you make your ward the most popular in the hospital?
  • Asking the right healthcare questions

…and more.

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December eNews

In this issue

  • From our Chair
  • From our Chief Executive Officer
  • In the Spotlight: Dean Johnson
  • Consumer opportunities
  • Speaker Bureaus

And more….

November eNews

In this issue:

  • From the Chair
  • From the General Manager
  • Queensland Health Consumers Collaborative
  • Case studies needed
  • Out and About
  • Barrett Adolescent Centre Commission of Inquiry
  • Networking sessions
  • Stakeholder priorities for research in health communication and participation
  • Did you know?
  • Introducing the Hip Fracture Care Clinical Care Standard
  • Consumer Opportunities
  • Care at End of Life
  • New website: End of Life Law in Australia
  • Things to do
  • The Last Word …

eNews September

In this issue:

  • Date claimer: Health Consumers Qld 2017 Annual Forum – 18 May in Townsville
  • Message from the General Manager
  • In the spotlight: Sharon Boyce, a tower of reason and strength
  • Sunshine Coast Partners in Recovery consumer and carer groups
  • October networking session: Very special guest, Carolyn Canfield
  • Second annual survey: How can Health Consumers Qld support you?
  • Annual forum highlights: Engaging consumers in design of ward redevelopment
  • $361 million strategy to slash outpatient wait lists
  • Future of digital healthcare
  • Improving asthma re-admission rates
  • Getting involved in research: consumer opportunities
  • Last word: Qld disability review in schools….and more.