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Consumer Vacancy: Statewide Paediatric Sepsis work group

Closing date extended to Monday 6 November 2017

The Healthcare Improvement Unit within the Department of Health is seeking consumer representation on the Statewide Paediatric Sepsis work group.

The consumer would be a parent of a child that was diagnosed with sepsis or a young adult that experienced sepsis as a child/teenager.

The consumer would be involved in monthly work group meetings and could be the only consumer on the work group with health professionals from Queensland Health.  You can request a copy of the draft Terms of Reference from Health Consumers Queensland to learn more about the work group and its scope of work (see contact details below).

The consumer experience that is shared will help to inform emergency management of paediatric sepsis. The focus of the work group is to develop a paediatric sepsis pathway for use in Queensland Health facilities.

The work group meeting will be held in Brisbane from 11.00-12.00 on the first Friday on each month except for November 2017 and January 2018. Video and teleconference facilities will be available if you do not reside in Brisbane.

Support to attend:  The consumer will be paid $187 to participate in the meetings.

Please complete this expression of interest form and return to Health Consumers Queensland via consumer@hcq.org.au. For assistance completing this Expression of Interest, please contact Health Consumers Queensland via email or by phone on 07 3012 9090.

For queries relating to the reference group, please call Denise Curran, Manager on 07 3328 9192 or email Denise.Curran@health.qld.gov.au

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