Consumers Health Forum of Australia have released their platform for the 2016 Federal Election.
Australia needs a 21st century national health system which meets current needs and adapts to the inevitable changes in population needs and health treatments.
Our system must support consumer-directed self-care and involve them in shared and informed decision making about their care.
Consumers must be seen as ‘makers and shapers’, involved in the design and operation of the broader system.
CHF proposes seven steps to a better health system.