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29 Apr 2021

Changing the conversation in our health system to empower consumers to choose wisely - Join us at the Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting

With the theme Empowering consumers to choose wisely, the upcoming 2021 Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting will offer a platform for Choosing Wisely members and supporters, consumer advocates, health services and other healthcare influencers to engage and be champions in our health system so that people only receive care that is evidence-based and truly needed.

16 Apr 2021

Are you exercising less during COVID? Keeping moving is key when it comes to lower back pain

Working from home is the new reality for many office workers since the COVID-19 pandemic started, and many people may be moving less. Choosing Wisely Australia is reminding people with low back pain that motion is lotion, and less is often more when it comes to medical interventions.

08 Apr 2021

Programs and MCs revealed for NMS 2021 and the Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting

Two of Australia’s most respected and experienced journalists, broadcasters and facilitators have been announced as MCs for two pre-eminent health sector events to be held as virtual conferences this May.

22 Mar 2021

The Choosing Wisely Week question: Are you getting the right amount of healthcare?

This week (22-28 March 2021) is Choosing Wisely Week, and Australians are being encouraged to ask, ‘Am I getting the right amount of healthcare – not too much and not too little?’

25 Feb 2021

Abstracts now open for NMS 2021 and the Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting

Abstracts are now being invited for two of the pre-eminent healthcare events of 2021, both to be held in May in an entirely virtual format.

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

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5 Questions

5 questions to ask your doctor or other healthcare provider to make sure you end up with the right amount of care.

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