25 February 2021Following a consumer engagement workshop at Metro South Health Research Partners Forum, BDHP is gathering a network of Queensland clinicians, researchers and health administrators interested in health consumer engagement. Our focus will be on building capability and capacity in this area, recognising its benefit to translational research. In November 2020, at the Metro South Health Research Partners Forum, BDHP and Jessica Taylor, health consumer advocate and consumer advisor on the forum, led a workshop about consumer engagement in health research. More than 40 clinicians, researchers and health administrators participated in the workshop. They identified some challenges in conducting consumer engagement. These included the need for:
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