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Choosing Wisely Member News June 2022
Brief updates of Choosing Wisely members, recommendations and upcoming events.
Inaugural Choosing Wisely Awards recognise champions
A consumer advocate passionate about encouraging people to ask questions and a team of doctors keen to stop low-value and repetitive pathology tests were the winners of the first Choosing Wisely Champion Awards. The awards were announced at the 5th Choosing Wisely National Meeting on 3 May.
Getting ready for a doctor’s appointment – 5 questions to ask
Medical appointments can sometimes be emotional and stressful. It is easy to leave without getting all the information you need. Many people find that writing down questions to ask their doctor can help them get the most out of their appointment.
New resource targets medico-legal drivers of low-value care
New online learning is now available from NPS MedicineWise under the Choosing Wisely Australia initiative. The online module and an upcoming webinar will help support clinicians understanding of legal risks and defensive practice.
Help us Choose Wisely for a sustainable health system
Registrations are open for the fully virtual 2022 Choosing Wisely National Meeting. The event will be held on Tuesday 3 May 2022 with the theme Choosing Wisely for a sustainable health system.
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.