Remuneration and reimbursement for health consumer representatives in health services – new guideline
Paid participation recognises the value of the expert contributions made by people who have a lived or living experience of being a health consumer.
Health Consumers NSW recommends that consumers invited to engage with health services, research institutions, or other health entities should be remunerated for their contribution and reimbursed for expenses. At the very least consumers should not be out of pocket for their involvement.
Health and Medical Research: HCNSW remuneration and reimbursement guidelines for consumer involvement in health and medical research