HEALTH ISSUES CENTRE CONSUMER REGISTER
Health Issues Centre (HIC) encourages all Victorians to have their say on health issues and to contribute their experience, knowledge and ideas to improving health care in Victoria.
Join our Consumer Register
As a consumer on the HIC consumer register you will receive information about:
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Consumer Representative Positions
The Consumer Nominee Program creates opportunities for individuals interested in health issues to participate on committees, working groups and advisory panels. We often receive requests for consumer represnetatives from the Department of Health, Victorian health services, universities and other health-focused organisations.
For a list of current positions, please look here:
Consumer Representative Positions - April 2013
Consumer Support and Development Network
As a member of the HIC consumer register you also have access to consumer network forums, events and training.
The training calendar for 2013 is currentl being revised and will be available on April 19.
When you join our consumer register you will automatically information about consumer positions on committees.
This library contains reports, articles, case studies, and other publications about consumer participation for both consumers and health services. Resources can be searched by title and subject and most can be downloaded.
See our Resource Library page for more information.
Useful resource for consumers
Jargon BustersThis is a list of acronyms and terms designed to assist consumers, carers and community members as well as health professionals to navigate the complex language of the health sector.
So you want to be a consumer on a committee Power Point
The little purple book of community rep-ing
Getting Involved: A Kit for Consumers Interested in the Consumer Nominee Program
Consumer Nominee Program Coordinator
Health Issues Centre
Phone: (03) 9664 9343
Fax: (03) 9663 7955