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Policy, submissions and reports

Health Consumers Queensland policies:

 

Consumer Remuneration and Reimbursement Policy

Valuing the time and expertise of health consumers and carers is vital. Health Consumers Queensland recommends health consumers and carers are paid for their time and reimbursed their costs when engaging with health services. This document sets out our recommended rates.


Submissions:

As Queensland’s peak health consumer group, Health Consumers Queensland makes submissions providing health consumer and carer perspectives on key health issues and opportunities.

 

What: Submission on the Discussion Paper: Expanding healthcare quality and patient safety reporting

Who was it for: Queensland Health

Date: 27 October 2017

 

What: Submission on the Consultation Draft: National Framework for Maternity Services

Who was it for: Strategy, Policy & Planning Division, Queensland Health

Date: 18 April 2017

 

What: Submission on the Inquiry into Public Health (Medicinal Cannabis Affordability) Amendment Bill 2017

Who was it for: Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee

Date: 27 April 2017

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland submission on the Healthy Futures Commission Queensland Bill 2017

Who was it for: Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee

Background documents

Date: 27 June 2017

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland submission on the Health (Abortion Law Reform) Amendment Bill 2016.   

Who was it for: Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee

Background documents

Date: 6 October 2016

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland submission to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation

Who was it for: Australian Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Background documents

Discussion paper

Date: 23 September 2016

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland submission to the Inquiry into the performance of the Queensland Health Ombudsman’s functions

Who was it for: Office of the Health Ombudsman

Background documents

Date: 8 August 2016

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland submission to the Inquiry into Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

Who was it for: Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee

Background documents

Date: 22 July 2016

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland submission to the Inquiry into Public Health (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill 2016

Who was it for: Health, Communities, Disability Services and Family Violence Prevention Committee

Background documents

Date: 11 July 2016

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland submission to the Inquiry into Abortion Law Reform

Who was it for: Health, Communities, Disability Services and Family Violence Prevention Committee

Background documents

Date: 30 June 2016

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland response to Queensland Sexual Health Strategy Draft

Who was it for: Queensland Health

Background documents

Date: 25 June 2016

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland submission to the Inquiry into the Establishment of a Queensland Health Promotion Commission.

Who was it for: Health and Ambulance Services Committee

Background documents

Date: 27 November 2015

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland submission to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards Version 2: Consultation draft

Who was it for: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Date: 30 October 2015

 

What: Health Consumers Queensland response to Draft Guide to the NSQHS Standards for Community Health Services.

Who was it for: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Date: July 2015


Reports:

 

Stakeholder Roundtable: Establishment of a Health Consumers Committee

Health Consumers Queensland and Queensland Health invited senior health staff, consumers, carers and stakeholders to attend the Stakeholder Roundtable held on 6th October 2015, to inform the establishment of a Health Consumer Committee.
Date: 6 October 2015

Every K over is a killer…putting the brakes on obesity
A joint report from the Queensland Clinical Senate and Health Consumers Queensland following a one-day forum on obesity prevention in Queensland. To view the presentations from the forum and the resources developed go to the Queensland Clinical Senate website.
Date: 31 July 2015

A charter for care of adult patients at the end of life
A charter developed by the Queensland Clinical Senate and Health Consumers Queensland in collaboration with RACGP Queensland, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, Australian Medical Association Queensland, Health Ombudsman, and Private Hospitals’ Association of Queensland.
Date: May 2015