National survey of Australians’ perceptions of nurse practitioners in primary care

HCCA is currently undertaking a research project with the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) at the Australian National University.   This work is funded by the Department of Health and Ageing Phase one of the project, involving the focus groups, was successfully completed in October; we are now in the second phase of the project…

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Conference Workshop 26 October 2010

On Tuesday 26 October 2010 ACT Health staff and consumer representatives from HCCA facilitated  workshop at the National Forum on Quality and Safety in Canberra. The workshop was run in world cafe style and considered the challenges of collaborative health care for service providers and consumers.   Challenges and successes in four areas were discussed: clinical review consumer feedback policy development and  accreditation of health services …

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Consumer consultation on national health service standards

The Health Care Consumers’ Association Inc and the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care invite you to a consumer consultation on the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards The Commission is seeking comment on the draft National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards to:     Ensure the standards address consumer expectations…

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Consumer Information Session with Parliamentary Secretary for Health, 29 April 2010

The Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) and Health Care Consumers’ Association (HCCA) are co-hosting an information session to discuss the Federal Government’s proposed National Health and Hospitals Network with the Hon Mark Butler MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Health. The consultation forum is planned for Thursday 29 April 2010 (09:00am to 10:30am) in Canberra. The…

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