Media releases

Please find below statements released by Health Consumers’ Council.

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1/05/2019             Health Consumer Excellence Award winners announced 

Health Consumers’ Council (HCC) has honoured the everyday heroes in health with the annual Health Consumer Excellence Awards

10/04/2019          Health Consumers’ Council welcomes the Sustainable Health Review Final Report

Health Consumers’ Council (WA) Executive Director Pip Brennan welcomed the report and its recommendations, and said HCC was looking forward to working together with health staff, consumers, non-profit organisations, and the community at large to bring the strategies into action.

11/03/2019           Heritage Identification study published by the Medical Journal of Australia

As the peak advocacy body for patients’ rights in WA, Health Consumers’ Council was consulted during the study which formally documented the frequency of references to a patient’s cultural heritage during medical handover and in hospital medical records.