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COVID-19 Community of Interest

If you would like to be a part of a statewide group of consumers who are interested in being involved on COVID-19 responses, please register your details via the link below.  Sign Up >

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COVID-19 – Initial Response

A pandemic is an unprecedented event for our State. An enormous amount of work is currently being led by the Chief Health Officer Jeanette Young and undertaken by people across many organisations and areas of Government as the pattern and spread of COVID-19 changes daily. It is undoubtedly a challenging time for all of us. It requires a coordinated cross-Government, industry and community response. We have been doing our bit to ensure consumers are being involved in key decisions and we have...

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enews – July 2019

IN THIS ISSUE: From the CEO Annual Forum 2020 Annual Forum photos available now West Moreton Training Introducing our Health Consumer Advisory Group Statewide talks about end-of-life matters and regional palliative care wraps up Youth mental health update DoH training dates   Read eNews >

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enews – June 2019

In this issue: From the Chair Annual Forum 2019 Community-based training PTSS Update What matters to you in relation to ageing, end-of-life care and dying Expanding Quality and Safety reporting kitchen table discussions update Department of Health training Read eNews >

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enews – may 2019

In this issue: From the CEO An invitation to talk about what matters to you in relation to ageing, end-of-life and dying Project Update Health Consumers Queensland's 'What matters to you' focus group sessions 2019 Annual Forum Queensland Clinical Senate Forum Department of Health Training Dates Read eNews >

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eNews – March 2019

In this issue: From the Chair 2019 Annual Forum Update Community Assistance Available HCQ showcases consumer engagement at recent CheckUp Forum Aspiring Women's Leadership Summit Talking about what matters to you in relation to ageing, end-of-life and dying Patient-Centred Care Training for Offender Health Staff Department of Health Training Dates Partnering with Consumers Training - for Private Organisations Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement - Brisbane Health Consumers...

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eNews – February 2019

In this issue: From the Chair 2019 Annual Forum - we're going to Cairns! 2019 Annual Forum Registration and Travel Support Become a presenter at this year's forum HHS Engagement Map Offender Health Services Review Office Launch Party Mental Health Organisation Update Department of Health Training Schedule Date Claimer: Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement Community Training Day Read eNews >

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eNews – December 2018

In this issue: From the CEO From the Chair Consumers lead consultation at the kitchen table Annual Forum...2019! Staff Shout-out Staff and consumer training - Central West Department of Health training dates Construction of a co-designed adolescent mental health centre Youth Peer Work under spotlight Want to help guide our work? Christmas closer Your input into eNews Read eNews >

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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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