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Community and consumer participation in health Volume 13 Issue 8

Louise McMeeking, Michael von Kolpakow

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 13(8) 188 - 188 Published: 2002

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Louise McMeeking

Michael von Kolpakow


The benefits of consumer involvement in decisions about their health care have long been acknowledged. Consumers and community members have been involved in the public health system through advisory committees and as volunteers, and their participation is reflected in NSW Government policy including NSW health policy.