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Consumers Health Forum has urged the Government to reform primary health care following the release of the Chronic failure in primary care Grattan report today. “Our greatest health challenge in …

Patients in health funds are losing out as rates rise while rebates lessen, the Consumers Health Forum states. The CHF says consumers are being fleeced and not getting the rebates …

The ALP’s plan to increase the tobacco excise will help reduce the number of smokers in Australia, saving many from avoidable illness and death caused by cardiovascular disease and lung …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it will work constructively with the Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Review Panel on the basis that they will take an objective and evidence-based approach …

The way doctors are paid must be changed to ensure consumers and the community get the best value out of Medicare, the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) says. The lobby group today released …

Health care in Australia will require a big shake-up and investment in primary health care if the Government is to meet the responses of an official survey, the Consumers Health …

The Guild and other health professional and consumer organisations have voiced their support for the transparency changes in the new Medicines Australia 18th Code of Conduct, which has come into …

Monday night’s Four Corners expose on medical waste should have raised alarm bells for consumers and health professionals alike, says the Consumers Health Forum of Australia. The Forum is calling …

Investment in preventive health is needed now to curb the rise of chronic disease, says the Consumers Health Forum. CHF says it welcomes the National Reform Summit’s recognition that preventative …

A greater role for pharmacists could be one of several approaches in creating a more patient-focused health care system, says Leanne Wells, CEO of the Consumers Health Forum. Speaking at …

Most Australians would like to see pharmacists have a greater role in patient care in the community, a survey by the Consumers Health Forum has found. In a finding that …

Talk of expanding the GST to meet rising health costs is like prescribing the medicine before completing the diagnosis, says the Consumers Health Forum. “Tax is only part of the …