Media releases

Choosing Wisely Member News February 2022

Brief updates of Choosing Wisely members, recommendations and upcoming events.

This quarter we published four new featured stories, showcasing the work of Choosing Wisely Champion Health Services and welcomed Cairns & Hinterland Hospital and Health Service onboard.

Dr Anna Pietzsch and Dr Lana Vestarkis from Sunshine Coast University Hospital presented on their Preoperative Pathology Project at the February webinar and we will hear from Dr Paul Buntine at the upcoming March webinar.

We look forward to an exciting 2022 showcasing the great work Choosing Wisely members are doing, hosting Choosing Wisely Week soon and the Choosing Wisely National Meeting in May.

New Champion Health Services

We now have 46 Champion Health Services implementing Choosing Wisely projects across Australia. We extend a warm welcome to Cairns & Hinterland Hospital and Health Service in Queensland.

Save the dates

Choosing Wisely Week - 28 February - 6 March 2022

Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting 2022 - Tuesday 03 May 2022

Upcoming webinars

Choosing Wisely 2022 webinars

Wednesday 02 March 3.00-3.30 pm (AEDT)

March 2022: "Still going NUTs at Eastern Health- sustaining clinician behaviour change in ED diagnostic test ordering

Upcoming and past webinars may be viewed here

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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