Our members and supporters network is comprised of health professional colleges, societies and associations, champion health services and consumer organisations. These featured stories showcase how Choosing Wisely principles are implemented by our members and supporters to improve the safety and quality of healthcare for Australians.
Engaging young doctors to help drive change
During the past two years Eastern Health has been implementing its No Unnecessary Tests (NUTS) program, which has strong alignment with the principles of Choosing Wisely Australia. The NUTS philosophy is that patients should receive investigations that will benefit clinical decision-making.
Clinical case studies to promote recommendations
As part of Choosing Wisely Australia’s clinical educational activities, members are being encouraged to develop case studies that demonstrate the application of specific recommendations for use in their usual teaching modules.
Geelong GP helps patients to ask questions
Dr Deb Harley is a general practitioner in a large Geelong practice and is a keen supporter of the Choosing Wisely initiative. Read about how she implements Choosing Wisely at her practice and encourages her patients to have important conversations about their health
Choose Wisely Choose Co-Design
Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) recognises that for many people hospital is just one part of their healthcare journey, so helping consumers ask questions about their care and promoting broader collaboration with consumers is vital.
06 Mar 2019
5 questions to ask your doctor or healthcare provider
28 May 2019
Conversation Starter Kit
25 Jan 2020
Hospital Implementation Toolkit
06 Mar 2019
Patient and Public Engagement in Choosing Wisely
28 May 2019
Stewardship Toolkit for Clinical Educators
27 Feb 2020
Choosing Wisely in General Practice
07 Feb 2020
The “Choicies” Awards Kit
29 Jun 2020
Choosing Wisely slide deck
Stewardship toolkit for clinical educators
The Health Resource Stewardship for Clinical educators contains educational material about the Choosing Wisely initiative for use in universities, hospitals and health professional colleges
5 questions to ask your doctor or other healthcare provider to make sure you end up with the right amount of care.