Help develop the Allied Health Digital Transformation Roadmap

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 25 January 2023

The Office of the Chief Allied Health Officer (within the Department of Health) is offering eight health consumer and carer representatives the opportunity to participate in a one-off consumer Focus Group in early February 2023 to contribute feedback and input into the development of the Allied Health Digital Transformation Roadmap. 

The Office of the Chief Allied Health Officer (OCAHO)has partnered with a number of key internal and external stakeholders to develop a first draft of the Allied Health Digital Transformation Roadmap. The Roadmap aims to support the allied health workforce to engage with and implement digital transformation and innovation within their services. OCAHO wants to understand how digital transformation and innovation may impact consumers and ensure that consumer perspectives and needs have been considered and addressed in the proposed initiatives of the roadmap.

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Work with a multidisciplinary group to achieve safe, high quality care in outpatient clinics and services

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 21 November 2022

Patient Safety and Quality, Clinical Excellence Queensland is seeking two (2) health consumer or carer representatives to participate in a working group for the planned statewide Outpatient Department patient experience survey that will commence from May 2023.

The survey will capture real-time Patient Reported Experience Measures (PREMs) from patients of Outpatient clinics to support clinicians in partnering with patients to achieve safe, high quality care.

The working group members will include consumer representatives, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, administrative and clinic managers and project leads. Members will be invited to share their experience and expertise by providing input into the selection of the survey questions and survey design.

Applicants will have a lived experience accessing Queensland Health’s Outpatient Department clinics or services. You’ll also have working group / committee experience, either at the Statewide or Hospital and Health Service level and an interest in the delivery of treatment and care arranged through Outpatient clinics and services.

Find out more and apply here > 

 

 

Join QUT’s Consumers in Research workgroup

Closing date: 9am, Monday 28 November 2022 

The Centre for Healthcare Transformation, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is seeking up to three consumer or carer representatives, to join their Consumers in Research Workgroup.

The aim of the Consumers in Research Workgroup is to provide advice and support to researchers to partner with consumers throughout their research projects and be involved in various research activities including planning, conducting the research (asking the questions) and communicating the outcomes.  At meetings, consumer representatives will be required to provide practical advice regarding key responsibilities including:

– grant applications
– research processes that include consumers
– resources for clinical and research staff
– strategic plans.

Find out more and apply here > 

 

Join an independent review panel to establish child mental health and wellbeing hub services in Queensland

Closing date: 9.00am Friday 11 November 2022

The Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Strategy and Planning Branch (MHAOD SPB) invites one consumer or carer representative to join a new Independent Review Panel. The panel will provide advice in the EOI process to identify Lead Providers who will establish and operationalise the Head to Health Kids Service in Queensland.

The Head to Health Kids Service in Queensland will be designed and operate as a child mental health and wellbeing service for children aged 0-12 and their families, targeting mild to moderate emerging complexity.

This opportunity would suit a consumer/ carer representative with:

  • extensive level committee experience, or review panels either at the Hospital and Health Service, or Statewide level. For example, your local Hospital and Health Service (HHS), community organisations, Primary Health Networks (PHNs), research organisations or at a Statewide Level such the Department of Health.
  • experience on committees related to child, youth, family health, mental health and wellbeing service development or delivery.
  • experience in health as a consumer (with lived childhood experience), or parent or carer.

Find out more and apply here > 

Host a kitchen table discussion or yarning circle to inform the new Queensland Women’s Health Strategy

Closing date: 4pm, Friday, 4 November 2022

Health Consumers Queensland has an opportunity for 20 health consumers to host a Kitchen Table Discussion or Yarning Circle with their local community connections to inform the new Queensland Women’s Health Strategy.

About the project
The development of a new Queensland women’s health strategy will be led by the Minister for Health and Ambulance Services and is a signature action of the Queensland Women’s Strategy 2022-27 (Queensland Women’s Strategy) released in March 2022. As outlined in the Queensland Women’s Strategy, the Queensland Government is committed to advancing the rights and interests of women and girls and to work to achieve gender equality in Queensland. This includes implementing a Queensland women’s health strategy to address health inequity and improved accessibility to healthcare for women and girls. Specifically, the Queensland Women’s Strategy commitment is: Strengthening the health and wellbeing of women and girls, including through a new dedicated Queensland Women’s Health Strategy.

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Host a kitchen table discussion or yarning circle to identify gaps in services and supports for carers

Closing date: 4pm, Friday 21 October 2022

Health Consumers Queensland has an opportunity for ten (10) carers to host a Kitchen Table Discussion or Yarning Circle with other carers and community members to help Carers Queensland and the Queensland Carers Advisory Council understand and identify gaps in services and supports for:
1.    Carers of people who are frail aged
2.    Young carers (under 25 years of age)
3.    Carers of people with disability
4.    Carers of people with mental health conditions
5.    Carers of people with substance abuse issues
6.    Grandparent carers

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Host a kitchen table discussion or yarning circle about allied health in the Darling Downs and West Moreton region

Closing date: 4pm, Friday 21 October 2022

Health Consumers Queensland has an opportunity for nine consumers and/or carers living in the Darling Downs and West Moreton region to host a Kitchen Table Discussion or Yarning Circle with local community members to hear about their experiences of allied health and to learn what can be done to improve allied health services.

This project is part of the Darling Downs and West Moreton Primary Health Network (PHN)’s ‘TALK ABOUT’ which is a way for Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN to ask you about your experience with health care in your community.
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Host a Kitchen Table Discussion or Yarning Circle to inform a new Health Reform Strategy for Queensland

Closing date: 12pm, Tuesday 4 October 2022

Health Consumers Queensland has been contracted by the Queensland Department of Health to undertake consultation with Queenslanders about their ideas for a future health system that delivers modern, person-centred and equitable care for all. This feedback will inform the development of a new 10-year health reform strategy.

Health Consumers Queensland has an opportunity for 16 consumers to host a Kitchen Table Discussion or Yarning Circle with community members to hear about their priorities and make sure our reform program meets the needs of the community and sets us up to deliver safe, appropriate, timely, and future focused care.

As the host, your role will be to plan, coordinate and host a once-only 90-minute to two-hour discussion with community members. This includes:

  • Inviting your participants
  • Choosing a time, date and venue or online between 8 and 23 October 2022 that works for your participants
  • Host the session
  • Complete and provide the discussion feedback to Health Consumers Queensland by 25 October.

Each host will receive comprehensive training, project briefing, resources and ongoing support from HCQ.

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