Take Charge of Your Health: Ask Questions 

  • We have better health when we ask questions.
  • We understand our illnesses better and what we can do to manage them.
  • We can decide what tests, treatments and procedures make sense.

 

This workshop introduces tools that help us question effectively and with increased confidence. It’s for anyone who wants to make the most of their appointments with health care providers. Handouts provided.

 

Date: Thursday 7 December, 2017

Time: 10.30am - 12.00pm

Where: Tuggeranong Library, Cowlishaw St, Greenway

Cost: Free

Book: Click here to register.

 

 Health literacy puts you in charge of your health

 

 

 

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The Health Care Consumers' Association actively engages with our members and the broader community through consultations, community events, social media, and newsletter.

 

You can find relevant and updated information about new health services in the ACT, awareness campaigns and interesting health issues on our Facebook page. You can also follow us on Twitter.

 

The HCCA blog is a great place to find in-depth analysis on important health issues in our community. Consumer representatives and HCCA staff regularly post to the blog about events and conferences they have attended. 

 

Our newsletter is published fortnightly and these are available on our website.

 

 

HCCA vision: Consumers in control of our own health

 

Our mission: better health outcomes through consumer empowerment

 

We value:

· Our members’ knowledge, experience and involvement

· Responsibility

· Integrity

· Collaboration

· Equity

· Participation and support

· Mutual respect

· Inclusiveness

 

The current strategic plan is being reviewed in 2017. We will be engaging our members in this process.

 

HCCA Strategic Plan 2014-2017
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Conference Presentations

 

 

At the 2012 AGM, we were lucky enough to have a presentation from Sharon Friel, Professor of Health Equity at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at the ANU. Professor Friel's presentation, entitled "Public Policy and Health Inequities" can be viewed below. The slides are set to advance automatically, in sync with the audio of the presentation. You can advance the slides manually, but then the audio will be out of sync with the presentation.

 

 

 

If you would prefer to download the audio (58.4 MB) and PowerPoint presentation (8.89 MB) individually, please find the files below.

 

AUDIO - Public Policy and Health Inequities - HCCA AGM Presentation by Sharon Friel, November 2012

 

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