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Consumer representatives are community members who want to get involved in health reform. They give their time to work together with health service staff. Their work is essential in the future-thinking of health services.
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Download the factsheet What does a consumer representative do? [PDF]
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Download the factsheet What projects can I get involved with? [PDF]
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When consumer reps work with staff in workshops, committees and other events, they make a big difference.
“Your input proved invaluable in providing a consumer’s perspective for (our patients) in their journey, enabling greater support and improved outcomes. Sometimes as health professionals we are too focused on the process and need to be reminded of the issues and journey for consumers.”
“Consumer representatives requested adult carer overnight accommodation to provide extra comfort for patients and help improve their hospital experience. Our architects responded with a simple redesign to create overnight sleeping quarters without compromising space or patient care”
Download the factsheet What difference does a consumer representative make? [PDF]
Download the Consumer Representative position description [PDF]
Contact the Community and Consumer Engagement team to register your interest
M: 0418 186 829 or
email Dr Coralie Wales on Coralie.firstname.lastname@example.org