Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting 2017

NPS MedicineWise is pleased to invite you to attend the inaugural Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting for members and supporters in Melbourne on Thursday, 4 May 2017. The meeting will:
  • Showcase the progress of Choosing Wisely Australia in the two years since launch, including measures of success and impact 
  • Offer an exchange of ideas and connections to maintain and build momentum
  • Highlight both consumer and health professional innovations and opportunities that support a culture shift
When:  Thursday 4 May 2017, 8.30am to 5pm
Where: Olympic Room, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Brunton Avenue, Richmond
Cost:    No cost for attendance


For more information: Contact Lyndell Coutts – Communications Lead, Choosing Wisely Australia on (02) 8217 8650 or email

Program Outline
8.45 Registration
9.15 Official opening
9.30 Welcome - Dr Lynn Weekes AM, CEO, NPS MedicineWise
9.35 Choosing Wisely in Australia - Dr Robyn Lindner, Client Relations Manager, NPS MedicineWise
9.45 Keynote address: The Sustainability Challenge, Waste Reduction and Clinical Leadership - Prof Brendan Murphy, Chief Medical Officer, Australian Government
10.05 Panel discussion: Using evidence to make better health decisions. Opportunities and challenges for Choosing Wisely in Australia
10.45 Morning tea
11.00 Implementation in action: Insights from Choosing Wisely Australia Champion Health Services
11.45 Group discussion: Identifying challenges and opportunities for implementation and evaluation in Australia
12.15 Implementation in action: Health professional organisations and health services
1.00 Lunch
2.00 Panel discussion: Consumer engagement - the next phase
2.40 Consumer engagement in action
3.15 Afternoon tea
3.30 Measurement: Local and international activities and results
3.40 Measuring impact
4.30 What next? Priorities for action
4.45 Close


Last reviewed 13 April 2017