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eNews – November 2018

In this issue: From the Chair Health Consumers Queensland news - Free consumer training opportunity at Logan Central Library Consumer support in the far far north 10th birthday celebrations and launch of new Strategic Direction Staff Shout-out Health Consumers Queensland in Darling Downs West Moreton Hospital and Health Service Staff Forum Queensland Health Consumers Collaborative - seeking new members And we've moved Other Health Consumers Queensland news HCQ Dept. of Health training...

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MEDIA RELEASE – GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO SENATE MESH INQUIRY

10 October 2018 Sorry is a Good First Step Peak consumer health groups around Australia have welcomed Health Minister Greg Hunt’s apology to women whose lives have been severely impacted by trans vaginal mesh implants. “We congratulate the Minister for recognising that these women have waited too long for validation from a system that treated them as unreliable witnesses to their own pain and suffering.” “But ‘sorry’ is just a good first step. It doesn’t in itself deliver a happy ending.”...

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eNews – September 2018

In this issue: From the CEO 2018 Annual Forum: The Evolution of Engagement Inaugural Consumer Awards A consumer's perspective of the forum Other Health Consumers Queensland news... Hearing the voice of all consumers HCQ Department of Health staff training workshops Read eNews >

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eNews – May 2018

In this issue: Conflict of Interest Workshop Graduate Certificate wrap-up Clinical Excellence Showcase Staff and consumer training Consumer networking sessions 2018 Annual Forum: The Evolution of Engagement Opt-out dates announced for My Health Record ADA Australia launches new toolkit: My Rights Qld LCCH Patient and Family Travel Project Read eNews >

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enews – April 2018

  From the Chair From the CEO Celebrate wellbeing. Everybody wins. 2018 Annual Forum: our newest team member Griffith Unversity's Health Consumers Queensland Impact Evaluation Project Staff and consumer training update HCQ Department of Health staff training workshops Youth Mental Health update Pasifika Women's Alliance celebration ...and more Read eNews >

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Senate report into transvaginal mesh released

The Senate have released their report into transvaginal mesh. Joint State/Territory Peaks Media Release Vindication for mesh injured women: but suspend mesh until after audit results Australia’s state and territory based health consumer organisations have welcomed the recognition of the extent and impact of harm to women, and the recommendations contained in the report from the Senate Inquiry into transvaginal mesh implants released yesterday. But they say they hoped the report had gone...

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MEDIA STATEMENT: YOUNG PEOPLE’S VOICES THE KEY TO IMPROVING YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Young people's voices the key to improving youth mental health services: PDF Health Consumers Queensland is advocating for increased involvement of young people and their parents/carers to improve mental health services for children and adolescents across Queensland. “Sadly, there are too many stories like that of Murray Benton and his family who shared their situation on social media last weekend”, said Melissa Fox, CEO of Health Consumers Queensland. “Families report profound challenges in...

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enews – march 2018

In this issue: From the CEO 2018 Annual Forum: The Evolution of Engagement Consumer networking sessions Adolescent Extended Treatment Facility Submission to the Queensland Law Reform’s Review of termination of pregnancy laws Griffith University and Health Consumers Queensland Impact Evaluation Project Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement - Brisbane Launch of new CALD resources Experience-Based Co-design toolkit for Australia launched Out of Pocket Pain survey NDIS...

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eNews – November 2017

In this issue: From the CEO Health Consumers Queensland news - what have we been up to? Consumer Networking Update 2018 Annual Forum: The evolution of engagement Sector News Women to benefit from first national treatment standard for heavy periods Free online library for mental health practitioners Secondary use of My Health Record data - plain English guide to the Public Consultation Paper Growing Deadly Families - Report and Recommendations Health Consumers Queensland Impact Evaluation...

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enews – October 2017

In this issue:   Have your say: value-based healthcare for Queensland Public Consultation to develop My Health Record secondary use of data framework now open Have your say: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures National Carers Week: Carers Count Access to healthcare: a fundamental human right CHF seeks views on new strategic plan 2017 QCYCN Forum Culture for Kids: Integrating communities and system Good Life, Good Death Expo New National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards launched next...

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