Latest Consumers Health Forum News

CHF adds consumer voice to strengthening Medicare
COVID response timely intervention to bring case numbers down
Vital supports are necessary as COVID cases soar
We have best of health care services, but are patients finding care they need?
Private health reform – what is best way forward?
Tackling loneliness with social prescription
Primary Health Care Reform Leaders’ Summit
Consumers Health Forum welcomes new Minster for Health and calls for more action on Primary Health Care
Profits for health insurers are sky rocketing, but consumers still lose out
CHF congratulates Anthony Albanese on Election Win
Election 2022: some health reform inroads, but not enough
Parties promise to lower healthcare costs, but primary health care reform is missing in action
Put Aussies at centre of health policy: call from consumer health advocates
Lack of universal dental care hole that can be fixed
Primary health care reform is answer to Australian concerns about affordability
Australians urged to prepare for resurgence of flu
Increasing Medicare rebates key to increasing rural health care access for consumers – but how can we offer more
Young people’s health and wellbeing: we must not leave them behind
Federal Health Budget: steady as she goes, not transformational
Funding reforms on medical devices welcome, but will health insurers pass on savings?
Out of pocket health care costs for treatment and medicines hurting Australians
Future of healthcare in Australia: designed for consumers, enabled by digital, accessible for all
Consumers offering solutions to accessing rural health care
Changes of lifetime we need in our health care
Happy birthday Medicare but are you still with it?
Health budget must counter COVID cracks
Open access to RATs makes most sense for health of all
Telehealth now permanent part of Medicare
Preventive policy charts path to healthier future
Greg Hunt pursued long-term vision for Australia’s healthcare
Health funds not meeting expectations
Young voices for healthy future
‘Living with COVID’ means living with caution
Health and medical groups respond to net zero announcement and call for more ambitious action to protect health
Urgent action needed to unmask cosmetic ‘surgery’
Youth health leaders call for action on “missing middle”
Time to develop Medicare for 21st Century
Fixing aged care for a civilised society
Call for Academy to empower consumer voice
COVID and plague of ideas that has sparked change
Mental health report needs action now
Win-win-win for health and consumers on climate
Young people launch initiative to shatter mental health stigma and make invisible visible
Aged care blueprint demands urgent action
UNSW tops nation in NHMRC Partnership Projects grants
Patient power blueprint released
Telehealth must be start of health ‘revolution’
Leading health groups call on government to address climate health impacts