Q&A FROM OUR COMMUNITY INFORMATION FORUMS
Health Consumers NSW held two Community Information Forums about the My Health Record in September and November 2018, together with Positive Life NSW and the Australian Digital Health Agency. Here is the link to the Q&A from the forums. And here a link to a Facebook Life video with the Australian Digital Health Agency that we did: part 1; part 2.
INFORMATION IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Information about My Health Record is available in a variety of languages, both as printed material, and video.
ADHA: Information in your language >
The My Health Record website contains a number of plain text and easy to read fact sheets for people who have difficulty reading and understanding written information. Some of these fact sheets are specifically designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Interpreting assistance in languages other than English is available by calling 131 450.
Many sections of the My Health Record website contain videos which explain the information on the page.
The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community. Their team of professional editors work with university, CSIRO and research institute experts to unlock their knowledge for use by the wider public.
Croakey is a social journalism site with a focus on public health. The Walkley Award-winning site receives funding from a variety of peaks and other health organisations.
CONSUMERS HEALTH FORUM OF AUSTRALIA (CHF)
To help people make an informed decision about My Health Record and whether to opt-out, CHF are holding a series of 6 webinars during the opt-out period. The webinars are to provide balanced, independent, factual and authoritative information about My Health Record and the opt-out process, and give people a chance to have some of their questions answered.
MY HEALTH RECORD WEBSITE
The My Health Record website has a broad range of information for both individuals and health professionals.