Champion Health Services

Champion Health Services

Health Services across Australia are Championing the Choosing Wisely initiative to improve the safety and quality of health care for hospital patients. The implementation of projects to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures for both inpatients and outpatients are helping to drive improvements in patient care and hospital efficiences. 

For example, hospitals are bringing together champions of quality evidence-based care - from specialist units, general medicine, nurses and medical trainees - under the Choosing Wisely umbrella.

Member benefits

Participation as a Choosing Wisely health service member provides a range of opportunities:

  • Promotion as a Choosing Wisely Champion
  • Connections to a growing network of engaged clinicians and health services
  • Connections to health professional colleges, societies and associations
  • Being part of a forum that shares ideas and supports learning
  • Potential to jointly apply for funding
  • Access to relevant resources
  • Development of resources
  • Collaboration on evaluation of impact. 

Download the brochure for more information. If you’d like to become a Choosing Wisely Australia Champion Health Service, please contact us at

The health services championing Choosing Wisely in Australia

​​Armadale Kalamunda Group

Austin Health

​Bendigo Health

Cabrini Health

Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS)

Eastern Health

​​East Metropolitan Health Service

Gold Coast Health

Goulburn Valley Health

Joondalup Health Campus

Mackay Hospital and Health Service

Metro South Hospital and Health Service

Monash Health

Northern Health

Peninsula Health 

​Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH)

Royal Hobart Hospital

Royal Perth Bentley Group

Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

St John of God Midland Hospital

South Metropolitan Health Service

St Vincent's Hospital

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service

Swan Hill District Health

The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

Western Australia Country Health Service 

Western Health

West Gippsland Healthcare Group

​Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service

Women’s and Children’s Health Network



Last reviewed 22 October 2019