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

JOIN OUR BOARD

You could help lead the future strategic direction of Health Consumers Queensland

We are looking for new Board members and a Company Secretary and encourage people with diverse experience and backgrounds to apply.

NEW TRAINING DATES AVAILABLE!

Our final round of training for 2021 has just opened for registration.

With something for consumers and staff of all levels of experience, you won’t want to miss out. Read more >

Kitchen Table Discussions

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

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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Many people become active as health consumers due to a significant experience with the health system. Telling the story of your healthcare journey can be a powerful tool in your consumer kit. In this video we share some key tips that will help you hone your story telling skills. www.youtube.com/watch?v=FK0hEHEMzbc ... See MoreSee Less

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Queensland Health staff:  Want to build your skills to understand and implement consumer engagement within your settings but cant find enough time?  HCQs Engagement Snack Pack is back with bite-sized workshops to get you started.

Weekly from 27 October at 12.00-12.30pm. Register here: https://hcq.org.au/event/engagement-snack-pack/

Queensland Health staff: Want to build your skills to understand and implement consumer engagement within your settings but can't find enough time? HCQ's Engagement Snack Pack is back with bite-sized workshops to get you started.

Weekly from 27 October at 12.00-12.30pm. Register here: hcq.org.au/event/engagement-snack-pack/
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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