Training for staff

Do you want to involve health consumers in your work? Not sure how to? Join us to learn everyday skills and strategies to create and support productive partnerships.

Amplifying the Youth Voice

We are delighted to share with you the first component of our forthcoming Youth Engagement Strategy: Amplifying the Youth Voice: Health Consumers Queensland Youth Engagement Framework

Amplifying First Nations voices

We are supporting engagement between First Nations community members and health service providers through the roll out of Queensland Health’s COVID-19 vaccinations campaign and beyond

Do You Get Our eAlert?

Our weekly eAlert is a great way to stay up to date with consumer contributions to the COVID-19 response, consumer opportunities, and our training calendar. Join our network to be added to our mailing list.

COVID-19 Vaccine

On our dedicated COVID vaccine page you can view recordings of our vaccine Q&A forums and find links to reliable information

Consumer Conversations

Take part in our virtual forums and be sure that your experience and views are heard by the people who make the decisions.

Join Our Network

Our shared focus is creating strong and sustainable consumer partnerships in Queensland. By joining you will become a part of a network of skilled, connected people working together to make the health system the best it can be.

Digital Health Consumer Charter

Australia’s first Digital Health Consumer Charter was developed in partnership with nearly 300 health consumers and carers to benefit all Queenslanders who access 21st century healthcare.

Recruiting consumers?

Once you are clear about the purpose of the activity you are recruiting for and the role any consumer representatives will play, you are ready to commence the consumer recruitment process

CATCH UP ON HCQ TV

SHARING POWER: Co-design with consumers for impact and equity

It’s not too late to see our acclaimed first series of HCQ TV, four smart and frank conversations on some of the key topics in consumer partnerships today. Watch now to get the latest in best practice and future thinking from some of the sharpest minds in the field.

NEW! Kitchen Table Discussions

Where consumers lead consultation within their own community. We can help you use this method in your organisation.

Training

Our July-September training calendar is coming soon.

Stay up to date with all of our training and other skills-building opportunities in our eAlert. Subscribe here.

Consumer opportunities

The latest vacancies for consumer representatives

Paying consumers

The how, why and when of remuneration and reimbursement, including our Remuneration Position Statement.

Videos

Our YouTube channel is a rich library of consumer partnership resources

Recruiting consumers

Everything you need to know, from first thoughts to supporting an ongoing partnership

Join our network

Join up to stay in touch with the latest issues and opportunities

COVID-19 Test online booking solution FAQs – updated

Answers to questions about Queensland Health’s COVID-19 test online booking system

Partnership Guides

Our publications to help you create strong healthy consumer partnerships

Consumer consultations

Our library of consumer opinions on everything from COVID testing to mental health to hospital in the home care.

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Find out why our Engagement Advisor, Leonie Sanderson, whose time with HCQ came to an end last month, is a youth engagement superstar! https://hcq.org.au/heres-to-leonie-our-youth-engagement-superstar/

Find out why our Engagement Advisor, Leonie Sanderson, whose time with HCQ came to an end last month, is a youth engagement superstar! hcq.org.au/heres-to-leonie-our-youth-engagement-superstar/ ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago
Weve got two really interesting engagement opportunities for consumers, carers and health professionals which are closing at 4pm today so dont miss your chance to share your knowledge and experiences. 
1. Host a Kitchen Table Discussion about the Mental Health Review Tribunal(for consumers and carers)
2. Share your views on water security and purified recycled water and how it affects your work and your patients (for health professionals).
Apply here: https://hcq.org.au/home-2/consumer-opportunities/

We've got two really interesting engagement opportunities for consumers, carers and health professionals which are closing at 4pm today so don't miss your chance to share your knowledge and experiences.
1. Host a Kitchen Table Discussion about the Mental Health Review Tribunal(for consumers and carers)
2. Share your views on water security and purified recycled water and how it affects your work and your patients (for health professionals).
Apply here: hcq.org.au/home-2/consumer-opportunities/
... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Whether you are experienced in consumer partnerships or just beginning your journey, we are here to support consumers and health staff work together to build a stronger health system