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Involvement opportunities

We are committed to ensuring consumers and community members are supported to have the confidence and knowledge to contribute effectively to research. There are many ways to have a say in research. You may decide to participate in an event or use your skills and experience to apply for a position on a research project

If you’re interested in applying for any open involvement opportunities, please Join our Program

Current Involvement Opportunities

Applications close 30 April 2021

Traumatic Brain Injury Consumer Advisory Group

Connectivity (Traumatic Brain Injury Australia) are calling for those with lived experience of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The team are looking for eight people to help the organisation understand what education, information and research is needed to help people with TBI and their carers.

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Applications close 30 April 2021

Evaluating a novel online interactive simulation platform for Western Australian healthcare training

Can a computer game like Minecraft or Fortnite help health professionals provide high quality care? Researchers from Curtin University, UWA and the University of Tasmania are exploring how Pharmacy Simulator, an online ‘serious game’, can help health students and professionals practise important skills needed to care for patients in hospital.

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Applications close 30 April 2021

Using new technology to detect child tooth decay

CSIRO researchers are developing an automated method, using an artificial intelligence technology, to detect tooth decay in children’s teeth by simply analysing dental photos. The research team is seeking 4 research buddies to inform the project and generate ideas for future research directions.

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Applications close 10 May 2021

WA Farmers’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Consumer Advisory Committee

Farmers’ deal with many challenges, but what has the biggest impact and what do farmers need to help them cope? Curtin University Researchers are looking for six people to help develop research materials for a project aimed at supporting Western Australian farmers’ mental health and wellbeing.

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Upcoming Events and Training

27 April 2021

Outpatient Reform Program Community Conversation (Ellenbrook)

In partnership with the Department of Health, the CCIProgram will be holding 3 Community Conversations across the Perth Metropolitan area. At each event Consumer Representatives will be invited to join the discussion about the reform of hospital outpatient services in the Perth metropolitan area. The third community conversation will be held in Ellenbrook on the…

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12 May 2021

Value Based Healthcare Regional (Online) Community Conversation

In partnership with the Continuous Improvement in Care - Cancer (CIC Cancer) and HBF, the CCIProgram will be supporting two Community Conversations that will feed important information into the 2021 Value Based Healthcare Conference. The goal of value-based healthcare is to improve patient health outcomes while reducing the overall cost of healthcare. Globally it is…

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26 May 2021

Value Based Healthcare Pre-Conference Community Conversation

In partnership with the Continuous Improvement in Care - Cancer (CIC Cancer) and HBF, the CCIProgram will be supporting two Community Conversations that will feed important information into the 2021 Value Based Healthcare Conference. The goal of value-based healthcare is to improve patient health outcomes while reducing the overall cost of healthcare. Globally it is…

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Training

We offer a range of training workshops for researchers, consumers and community members to promote partnerships that will actively involve consumers and community members in research.

Our workshops have been developed in direct response to queries from researchers, funding bodies, government and non-government organisations

Consumer Training Researcher Training