In 2018, Health Consumers Queensland was engaged by Queensland Health to provide a consumer perspective on the provision of health services in prisons. In 2021, the Queensland Health Office for Prisoner Health and Wellbeing engaged HCQ again to revisit the same seven correctional centres to hear from prisoners in secure, mainstream and protection to learn what has changed and what needs to be improved in relation to their health care. (more…)
Clinical Excellence Queensland (CEQ) performs a stewardship role in relation to Queensland public Hospital in the Home (HITH) services. In recent years, while CEQ has collaborated with HITH services statewide to optimise the uptake of service delivery in Queensland, robust consumer engagement regarding HITH has not occurred.
In November 2020, Health Consumers Queensland undertook consultation with grassroots community via 15 kitchen table discussions. The outcomes of the consultation enable CEQ to explore current perceptions about HITH (awareness/knowledge) and consumer’s appetite for virtual care provision.