Choosing Wisely Australia media centre Find Choosing Wisely Australia® media releases in this section. Follow us on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus Media releases New medicines advice: prescribing cascades, polypharmacy, homeopathy 13 Dec 2018 New recommendations on the prescribing of multiple medicines and the effectiveness of complementary medicines, including homeopathy, have been released today by Choosing Wisely Australia. Read More Other stories Australia recognised as a leader in global Choosing Wisely movement Australia is being recognised as one of the leading implementers of the global Choosing Wisely healthcare initiative according to one of the campaign’s key influencers in the United States. New healthcare advice: Benzodiazepines will not help low back pain Australians seeking relief from low back pain are being urged not to use benzodiazepines (minor tranquilisers) as part of their treatment, according to recommendations released today by Choosing Wisely Australia. Abstract idea? Showcase your solution to reduce unnecessary healthcare Call for abstracts: Choosing Wisely Australia 2018 National Meeting Opportunity to join Choosing Wisely Advisory Group NPS MedicineWise is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from suitably qualified individuals to join the Choosing Wisely Australia Advisory Group. New report: Too many Australians unaware of dangers of unnecessary tests More Australians need to understand the risks of undergoing unnecessary medical tests, with three-quarters of consumers believing there’s no danger if they do, according to Choosing Wisely Australia.