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Have your say  Become a member of the Prince of Wales Hospital Community Advisory Committee

Thu 27, Jul 2017

Want to have a say on how your hospital delivers your health services?

The Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital Consumer Advisory Committee members are looking for more community members to join them.

A consumer advisory committee is a group of present, past and future patients, carers, their families and any other community members who are interested in working together, and with the hospital staff, to make the hospital services patient-centred, safe and the best they can be.

The committee:

  • Provides a community perspective for determining the needs, concerns and priorities to deliver quality health care.
  • Collaborates with the hospital’s management to provide a focus on all health consumer issues identified and to work towards a resolution.
  • Is comprised of community representatives who live or work in the Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital area.

To become a committee member you will have a strong community focus to ensure that the health concerns of the wider community are represented.

The Community Advisory Committee meetings are held monthly on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 4-6pm. In addition there are opportunities to represent patients, carers and their families on relevant hospital committees.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, young people, people with disabilities, parents and carers.

For more information please go to http://www.seslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Community_Partnership/default.asp.

For further inquiries or to obtain an application kit for this voluntary position, please contact Belinda Rabet on (02) 9382 0497 or by email Belinda.Rabet@health.nsw.gov.au.

 Applications close Friday 1 September 2017 

 


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