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Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement

We have partnered with the Health Issues Centre in Victoria to provide the Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement course that has been tailored for Queensland. This four-day course is aligned with the NSQHS – Standard 2 and is for staff working in health services and other health-related organisations. It is designed for quality managers, clinical team leaders, consumer engagement coordinators and staff, government officers and others seeking training and national...

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eNews – February 2017

In this issue: Partnering with Consumers 2017 Annual Forum update 2015-16 Annual Report Consumer Networking Sessions Consumer Training How do you make your ward the most popular in the hospital? Asking the right healthcare questions ...and more. Partnering with Consumers Mark Tucker-Evans Every day thousands of Queenslanders touch the health system in one way or the other as consumers or carers.  The core purpose of Health Consumers Queensland is to facilitate two-way partnerships between...

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December eNews

In this issue From our Chair From our Chief Executive Officer In the Spotlight: Dean Johnson Consumer opportunities Speaker Bureaus And more....

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Call for Abstracts NOW OPEN

Health Consumers Queensland is pleased to announce the call for abstracts are now open for the 2017 Annual Forum! We invite presenters to submit abstracts for presentations focusing on the main theme: Power and Passion: Culture change though consumer engagement and partnerships. Call for Abstracts closes 10 January 2017. Full abstract guidelines and template can be found here: PDF or Word Document.   < Visit 2017 Forum Page

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November eNews

In this issue: From the Chair From the General Manager Queensland Health Consumers Collaborative Case studies needed Out and About Barrett Adolescent Centre Commission of Inquiry Networking sessions Stakeholder priorities for research in health communication and participation Did you know? Introducing the Hip Fracture Care Clinical Care Standard Consumer Opportunities Care at End of Life New website: End of Life Law in Australia Things to do The Last Word...

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eNews September

In this issue: Date claimer: Health Consumers Qld 2017 Annual Forum – 18 May in Townsville Message from the General Manager In the spotlight: Sharon Boyce, a tower of reason and strength Sunshine Coast Partners in Recovery consumer and carer groups October networking session: Very special guest, Carolyn Canfield Second annual survey: How can Health Consumers Qld support you? Annual forum highlights: Engaging consumers in design of ward redevelopment $361 million strategy to slash outpatient...

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eNews August

In this issue: "My heart broke when I heard your story": The impact of consumer stories Organising a conference or forum? Consider how you can partner with consumers. Our networking sessions for health consumer advocates Children's Health Service service planning project Keeping up to date: services, papers, lectures, and support groups. Consumer opportunities Opportunities to support your community: Paint it Purple for Homeless Kids, and Kidney Health Research Walk.

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e-News July

In this issue: Health Consumers Queensland Framework Review Health Consumers Queensland 2016 Annual Forum website content now live! In The Spotlight: John Gagen, consumer member of the Queensland Health Consumer Collaborative. Opportunities: Calls for Expressions of Interest, Consultations, Conferences and more. Health Consumers Queensland in the media. And lastly... Congratulations, Good Reading, and an invitation.  

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e-News June

In this issue: Message from our Chair: Reviewing the annual forum In the Spotlight: Andrew Blythe, consumer member of the Queensland Health Consumer Collaborative Consumer Opportunities: Networking and training Consumer Vacancies Online Consultations Surveys And lastly .... Nurse-to-patient ratios, Federal Budget, and an invitation to share your success.

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e-News April

In this issue: Message from our Chair New partnerships, new leaders: Co-design transforming health services - at our annual forum Consumer profile: Hamza Vayani Board of director profiles Peer support for consumer representatives Training for consumers and health service staff Opportunities to have your say Public lecture: Identifying doctors at highest risk of claims and complaints Final word

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