The University of Sydney is establishing a consumer group for the Faculty of Medicine and Health (FMH). This is an exciting opportunity to influence and have input into the education and training of future healthcare professionals including medical practitioners, dental practitioners, nurses, allied health practitioners and pharmacists.
The NSW Ambulance Service is currently designing their community engagement frameworks and plans and are planning a Patient Service Charter. They are looking for people who have used the ambulance service and would like to be involved.
The Sydney Medical School (SMS), University of Sydney, is recruiting additional members to their Consumer Engagement Advisory Group. The Consumer Engagement Advisory Group advises on consumer issues for the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program (what is taught to medical students). Apply now!
Are you affected by long-COVID? Health Consumers NSW has an opportunity for consumers to share their experiences in online focus groups. We are partnering with the Agency for Clinical Innovation to better understand the community perspective and experience of Long-COVID. We will use the feedback from the consultation to develop models of care for people with Long-COVID in NSW.
Are you a health consumer who has an interest in the professional standards that health practitioners need to meet when they look after their patients? Would you like to help Ahpra and National Boards make the code easier to understand and better able to protect the public? Ahpra is seeking Expressions of Interest to attend a virtual, NSW focus group/consultation session on the shared Code of conduct for health practitioners.
Health consumer reps needed for the NSW Ministry of Health’s Elevating the Human Experience working groups. Lodge your Expression of Interest now!
The NSW Government is introducing Real Time Prescription Monitoring (RTPM) of certain medications that have the potential to cause dependence and be harmful. A public consultation into changing the amendments Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 is now underway.
The Agency for Clinical Innovation’s consumer partnerships team is developing new practices around the recruitment and onboarding of consumer partners to ACI projects, networks and programs. They would love to get your input into the drafts of these documents.
Our Ageism survey is still online and we continue to gather data. If you think you’ve been treated differently in health care because of your age (no matter what your age) we would like to hear from you. The workshops have been postponed.