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Our aim is to work more closely with partners, our consumers and community, and staff to jointly develop services and programs that make the West Moreton Community healthier.

Who can be involved and what is the time commitment?

Local people who use our health service or supports someone to use our health services can be involved. Consumers can include patients (past and present), carers, family members and community members.

Some activities like answering a survey will only take a short amount of time. Other activities, like being part of a focus group, will take two-to-four hours.

Being part of a committee would be a 12-24 month commitment, with consumers attending regular meetings.

Why be involved?

Everyone has a valuable perspective and can give a unique insight into health care services. If you are sitting in a waiting room you might see something that could be improved that people walking past don't see. Having people from different cultures, backgrounds, age groups and users of different services can all give different perspectives that can help shape this health service.

How to get involved?

West Moreton Health is committed to listening to and involving our patients, consumers and their families to improve health services including safety and quality of care and ensure that we are responsive to community needs.

The West Moreton Health Consumer Network is one way you can get involved in your health service. By becoming a member, you will receive information different engagement opportunities.

By joining the West Moreton Health Consumer Network we will send you information on upcoming activities that you can get involved in. You can participate in as many or as few activities as you like including:

Want to become an Ipswich Hospital Foundation (IHF) volunteer?

The Ipswich Hospital Volunteer program encompasses varying levels of participation. It is a structured and regular commitment involving minimum 4 hourly shifts, on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis. For more information, visit: www.ihfoundation.org.au/hospital-volunteering

 

Click here to see the The Memorandum of Understanding between Ipswich Hospital Foundation and West Moreton Health.

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If you require further information or assistance to complete the West Moreton Health Consumer Network form or an expression of interest form please contact the Senior Engagement Officer:
wm.communityengagement@health.qld.gov.au

Postal address
Senior Engagement Officer
Communications and Engagement
West Moreton Health
PO Box 878,
IPSWICH  QLD  4305