Saturday, July 17, 2010

Call for EOIs for assistance to attend HCQ's Patient Travel Assistance Forum - Mount Isa - Tuesday 3 August 2010

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Health consumers living in the North, Far North and North West Queensland and the Gulf are invited to express interest in attending a forum Health Consumers Queensland is holding in relation to Patient Travel Assistance.

Health Consumers Queensland (HCQ) aims to strengthen the consumer (patient) perspective in health services policy, systems and service reform and improvement by providing the Minister for Health with information and advice and by supporting and promoting consumer engagement and advocacy.

HCQ is hosting a targeted forum for consumers in the North, Far North and North West Queensland and the Gulf in relation to the Patient Travel Assistance on Tuesday, 3 August 2010 at The All Seasons Hotel, Rodeo Drive, Mount Isa from 6:30 pm to 9.00 pm. Attached is further information about the forum.

The purpose of the forum is to gather a cross section of consumers' perspectives in the North, Far North and North West Queensland and the Gulf about current issues relating to the Patient Travel Assistance and to explore solutions and strategies to improve outcomes for health consumers.

Limited sponsorship (accommodation and travel) is available to those consumers who would otherwise be unable to attend this event.

Applicants wanting to attend must complete an expression of interest form. Those wanting sponsorship and/or support need to indicate this on page 3 of the expression of interest form.

The expression of interest form can be returned by email, post or fax to HCQ as per the details on the application form. If you require assistance to complete the form, please phone (07) 3234 0611 and a member of the Secretariat will be able to assist you.

Please note this document contains attachments which are over 1MB to download from your computer. If you have difficulty in accessing, reading or printing this, please contact Health Consumers Queensland on 3234 0611 and we can assist you.

We look forward to seeing you at the forum.

Kind regards

Health Consumers Queensland
Ph: 1800 613 251* (toll free) / 07 3234 0611
*Mobile calls to this number may incur extra charges depending on your mobile phone service provider.

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