Health Technology Assessment Consumer Consultative Committee

The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Consumer Consultative Committee provides strategic advice and support to us and to the principal HTA committees. Acting as an advisory group, it brings consumer views into HTA processes and relevant matters.

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

See our terms of reference for more detail about 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

Ms Eileen Jerga AM

Medical Services Advisory Committee

Ms Gillian Mason (Deputy Chair)

Medical Services Advisory Committee

Ms Suzie Edward May

MSAC PICO Advisory Sub Committee

Mr Dash Heath-Paynter

MSAC PICO Advisory Sub Committee

Ms Natalie Clark Reynolds

Drug Utilisation Sub Committee

Dr Christine Walker MSAC Evaluation Sub Committee
Ms Nicole Millis Life Saving Drug Program Expert Panel
Ms Jan Donovan Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Advisory Committee
Ms Alison Marcus Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Advisory 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.

Related committees or groups

This committee reports to the:

Contact

HTA Consumer Evidence and Engagement Unit (HTA Co-design Working Group 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.
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