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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 August

In this issue:

  • “My heart broke when I heard your story”: The impact of consumer stories
  • Organising a conference or forum? Consider how you can partner with consumers.
  • Our networking sessions for health consumer advocates
  • Children’s Health Service service planning project
  • Keeping up to date: services, papers, lectures, and support groups.
  • Consumer opportunities
  • Opportunities to support your community: Paint it Purple for Homeless Kids, and Kidney Health Research Walk.

e-News July

In this issue:

  • Health Consumers Queensland Framework Review
  • Health Consumers Queensland 2016 Annual Forum website content now live!
  • In The Spotlight: John Gagen, consumer member of the Queensland Health Consumer Collaborative.
  • Opportunities: Calls for Expressions of Interest, Consultations, Conferences and more.
  • Health Consumers Queensland in the media.
  • And lastly… Congratulations, Good Reading, and an invitation.


e-News June

In this issue:

  • Message from our Chair: Reviewing the annual forum
  • In the Spotlight: Andrew Blythe, consumer member of the Queensland Health Consumer Collaborative
  • Consumer Opportunities: Networking and training
  • Consumer Vacancies
  • Online Consultations
  • Surveys
  • And lastly …. Nurse-to-patient ratios, Federal Budget, and an invitation to share your success.

e-News April

In this issue:

  • Message from our Chair
  • New partnerships, new leaders: Co-design transforming health services – at our annual forum
  • Consumer profile: Hamza Vayani
  • Board of director profiles
  • Peer support for consumer representatives
  • Training for consumers and health service staff
  • Opportunities to have your say
  • Public lecture: Identifying doctors at highest risk of claims and complaints
  • Final word

e-News March 2016

In this March 2016 issue:

  • Message from the Board Chair of Health Consumers Queensland
  • Do you partner with consumers in your role?
  • Consumer profile: Doug Porter, “Making life easier”
  • Funding for health innovations
  • Disturbing disability facts
  • Radio COTA

e-News February

In this issue:

  • Date Claimer 19 May 2016 – Health Consumers Queensland 2016 Annual Forum
  • Upcoming Networking Session 23 February 2016- What you need to know about the NDIS
  • Consumer Profile – Meet Helen Mees who is a member of the Queensland Health Consumers Collaborative
  • Children’s Health Queensland – Your Voice, Our Future – Consumer consultation opportunities

e-News December

In this issue:

  • Health Consumers Queensland 2015 in review: Chair, Mark Tucker-Evans
  • What’s on the horizon: General Manager, Melissa Fox
  • Health Consumers Queensland Launch
  • Training for health services – February is booked out
  • Queensland Health Consumers Collaborative
    • Profile on Mr Harry Pitt
  • For your diary: Dates for networking sessions 2016
  • Consumer representative vacancies
  • Opportunity for consumers and health professionals
  • Congratulations to new Board Director of Consumers Health Forum
  • Useful websites
  • Media statement: Nurse to patient legislation introduced
  • Office opening hours over Christmas

E-News November 2015

In this issue:

  • Queensland Health Consumers Collaborative expressions of interest closed
  • Have your say: Three consultations now open
  • New database: Updating your details
  • News and resources for consumer representatives
  • Come to our Open Day


e-News October 2015

In this issue