Recent Choosing Wisely videos: in the news and out and about

ABC News 24 Interview with Dr Robyn Lindner

The latest recommendations released by Choosing Wisely Australia.

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Starts at 60 Banter with Dr Justin Coleman

Dr Justin Coleman talks about how to get the right amount of healthcare.

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The Pick Up by ONEWAY PICTURES

"Excuse me, aren't you gonorrhea?"

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The word on the street: Interviews about interactions between health professionals & consumers

What do you look for in a doctor or health professional?

"Someone I can trust”

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If a doctor recommends a test or procedure, would you ask them about risk?

"Expecting explanations for peace of mind"

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How would you feel if your doctor said ‘it’s best to do nothing’?

"Receiving the right answers"

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Do you ask your doctor many questions?

"Feeling comfortable with asking the right questions"

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Choosing Wisely Australia: The word on the street

"Choosing Wisely is all about encouraging good conversations about the most appropriate use of tests, treatments and procedures"

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Choosing Wisely Australia: The word on the street (extended)

"Choosing Wisely is all about encouraging good conversations about the most appropriate use of tests, treatments and procedures."

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Next wave event: Release of college, society and association recommendations in March 2016

The Next Wave event – March 2016

On 16 March 2016, fourteen peak healthcare colleges, societies and associations came together to announce 61 Choosing Wisely Australia recommendations.

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The Next Wave – Colleges, societies and associations

Members talk about why their organisation decided to get involved in Choosing Wisely Australia.

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The Next Wave – Healthcare providers

Lists of recommendations are great but implementation at healthcare services is integral.

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The Next Wave – Australasian College of Dermatologists

Dr Hanna Kuchel talks about why the college got involved in Choosing Wisely Australia.

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The Next Wave – The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Dr Clayton Barnes talks about why the college got involved in Choosing Wisely Australia.

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The Next Wave – The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

Professor John Slavotinek talks about the progress the college has made since it signed on 12 months ago.

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The Next Wave – Healthcare inroads

Amplifying efforts for more appropriate use of tests, treatments and procedures in health services.

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The Next Wave – Consumers

Members and supporters talk about what Choosing Wisely Australia means for consumers.

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Inaugural launch: Choosing Wisely Australia is launched with 6 founding members & 26 recommendations

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners President, Dr Frank Jones

"As GPs we have a unique opportunity to change patients' habits."

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Consumers Health Forum CEO, Ms Leanne Wells

"We're debunking some of the myths in the system."

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The Royal Australasian College of Physicians President, Professor Nicholas Talley

"Sometimes more is not better."

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Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia President, Associate Professor Peter Stewart

"A more contemporary way of practicing pathology."

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Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Past President, Associate Professor Sally McCarthy

"How powerful this will be in improving care for our patients."

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The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists Dean of the Faculty of Radiology, Dr Gregory Slater

"We don't want our patients on a treadmill for something that wasn't right at the start."

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Darlene Cox, Consumer Representative of the Choosing Wisely Advisory Group

"We want the best bang for our healthcare bucks."

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NPS MedicineWise CEO, Dr Lynn Weekes

"We're part of a global movement - a culture shift making better use of finite resources."

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Choosing Wisely Launch Event Video (short)

Choosing Wisely launches in Australia. Check out what happened at the launch on the 29th April 2015.

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Choosing Wisely Launch Event Video (Long)

Choosing Wisely launches in Australia. Check out what happened at the launch on the 29th April 2015.

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Other Choosing Wisely videos

Choosing Wisely - 'unofficial' film clip

A parody of the infectious Pharrell Williams song 'Happy.' If you choose wisely it will make you happy.

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Last reviewed 21 July 2016