Role

The Health Technology Assessment Consumer Consultative Committee provides strategic advice and support to us and the principal HTA committees.

The committee’s work plan includes activities relating to consumer engagement and participation in HTA processes.
 
Its key functions are to:

  • help us and the principal HTA committees to work together effectively with consumer representatives
  • bring consumer and community evidence and views into HTA processes
  • bring consumer and patient perspectives to us when we are developing important policies
  • improve public understanding of HTA processes.

Find out more about how to get involved with health technology assessments.

Terms of reference

We are currently updating the terms of reference. See the committee’s 2019 terms of reference for more detail about its purpose, roles and responsibilities.

Membership

The committee includes consumer committee members from the principal HTA committees and their related subcommittees.

Member

HTA committee

Ms Jo Watson (Chair)

Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee

Dr Susannah Morris

Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee

Dr Henry Ko

Prostheses List Advisory Committee

Ms Eileen Jerga AM

Medical Services Advisory Committee

Ms Gillian Mason

Medical Services Advisory Committee

Dr Christine Walker

MSAC Evaluation Sub Committee

Mr Jack Nunn

MSAC Evaluation Sub Committee

Ms Suzie Edward May

MSAC PICO Advisory Sub Committee

Mr Heath Paynter

MSAC PICO Advisory Sub Committee

Ms Natalie Clark Reynolds

Drug Utilisation Sub Committee

Meetings

The committee meets 3 times per year, with teleconferences or extra meetings held as needed. 

Communiques

If you need a communique from before 2021, please see the Trove archive or contact us.

Health Technology Assessment Consumer Consultative Committee – Communiques

This collection contains communiques from the HTACCC.

Related committees or groups

This committee reports to the:

Contact

HTA Consumer Evidence and Engagement Unit (HTA CCC secretariat)

This unit helps consumers and patients to be part of health technology assessment (HTA) processes. It also supports the Health Technology Assessment Consumer Consultative Committee.

HTAconsumerengagement [at] health.gov.au

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Last updated: 
20 April 2022