WE LISTEN
WE ADVISE
WE AMPLIFY

We support communities & individuals to shape the healthcare they need & want in partnership with health providers & researchers.

WE LISTEN
WE ADVISE
WE AMPLIFY

We support communities & individuals to shape the healthcare they need & want in partnership with health providers & researchers.

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Become part of the conversation

Join our Mighty Networks online engagement community. In this simple-to-navigate space, we host group discussions and post upcoming health consumer rep roles.

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We help health staff & researchers engage and co-design

Our training programs, engagement and facilitation experts and our access to our health consumer representative network help you with your involvement strategies and projects.

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Become a consumer rep

Want to be a consumer rep? Join our state-wide community of health consumer representatives. Make health and research better for all by using your lived experience and representing your community. We can’t wait to get to know and welcome you.

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Join Our Health Data Sharing Discussion

You are invited to participate in a research study investigating Health Consumers’ perspectives, attitudes and beliefs about participating in data sharing or data linkage consumer groups.

Review of the Consumer and Community Involvement Statement NHMRC

We want to amplify consumer voices and consumer organisation perspectives in health and medical research, particularly in revising the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Consumer and Community Involvement statement. We have developed a submission guide to support you or your consumer organisation in providing feedback on the statement. We encourage individual consumers and consumer organisations to complete a submission via the NHMRC portal by 31 May 2024.

Training

We offer engagement training & education programs for health consumer representatives, health staff & researchers

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Consumer, community and lived experience

Our online and face-to-face consumer representative training courses provide education, support and networking opportunities for new and experienced health consumers engaged in advocacy and representative roles within health services. There are free introductory courses, advanced courses and bespoke courses.

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Health services staff training

We train engagement, administrative, management and clinical staff in health services about best-practice health consumer engagement. We are looking at the fundamentals, benefits and roles of consumer representatives and at enablers, barriers and structures. There are introductory and advanced courses, online and offline.

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Research training

Our research training – open for consumers/community and researchers – explores consumer and community involvement in health and medical research. Available online and offline, we offer introductory as well as more advanced courses face-to-face and online.

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