Consumer Opportunities

The role of a consumer representative can be a very rewarding experience, knowing that you are helping to affect positive change in Queensland’s health system and improving the healthcare experience for other consumers.

Keep your eye on this page, our eAlerts and our Facebook page for the latest Consumer Opportunities.

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Join the Queensland Paediatric Quality Council’s Quality Assurance Committee

Closing date: 9am, Monday 10 July 2023

Are you familiar with Queensland Health pediatric services? Do you have a passion for patient quality, safety, and preventative health? If so, we have an opportunity for you to join the Queensland Paediatric Quality Council (QPQC) as a consumer representative on their Quality Assurance Committee.

As a consumer representative, you’ll work alongside a dedicated committee, providing leadership and strategic governance for the QPQC. Your role will involve actively participating in discussions, advocating for health consumers and carers, and bringing a valuable perspective to decision-making. You’ll contribute to improving statewide pediatric health services and provide feedback on materials and resources.

No committee experience is required, but strong literacy skills and a commitment to patient quality and safety are essential. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. Meetings are held every 3-4 months, either in person or via Microsoft Teams. Your time commitment will be approximately 1 hour per meeting, with additional preparation and feedback required. Reimbursement for time and travel expenses will be provided.

Apply today to join the QPQC and make a difference in pediatric healthcare.

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Develop a 10 year plan to inform the delivery of public oral health services in Queensland

Closing date: 9am, Friday 9 June 2023

Have you, either for yourself, or as a carer for someone, had first-hand experience of using public oral health services in Queensland?

Join the Project Steering Committee to develop a 10 year Health Services Plan for oral health in Queensland.

The Department of Health is offering health consumer representatives the opportunity to participate in the Statewide Oral Health Services Plan 2023-32 Project Steering Committee.

Membership of the Committee will include the Chief Dental Officer, Directors of Oral Health Services, and Department of Health, Hospital and Health Services and consumer representatives. Your lived experience will provide a unique perspective to the Committee and contribute to discussions to improve health outcomes and equitable access to services for all Queenslanders. Together, you will:

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Are you a consumer or carer representative interested in Digital Health in Queensland? 

As digital healthcare is set to transform the way health care is delivered and experienced across Queensland, we invite consumers and carers to upskill and build their knowledge on digital health to maximise their impact in future digital health consumer partnering opportunities.

As a first step, Health Consumers Queensland is reaching out to our Statewide Network of consumers and carers via this short survey to understand:

  • Where digital health consumer partnerships are currently happening across the health system.
  • Who would be interested in future digital health opportunities.

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