Media releases

Choosing Wisely Member News - November 2021

Brief updates of Choosing Wisely members, recommendations and upcoming events

We welcomed Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service and Bendigo Community Health Services as new Champion Health Services. We now have 45 health services implementing Choosing Wisely across Australia.

New Champion Health Services

We now have 45 Champion Health Services implementing Choosing Wisely projects across Australia. We extend a warm welcome to Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service in Queensland and Bendigo Community Health Services in Victoria.

Upcoming webinars

Choosing Wisely 2022 webinars

Wednesday 02 February 3.00-3.30 pm (AEDT)

Preoperative Pathology Project at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital with Dr Anna Pietzsch, a consultant and anaesthetist; Dr Lana Vestarkis, a consultant anaesthetist; and Dr Holly Theile, a resident working at SCUH with an interest in pursuing a career in anaesthetics.

Save the dates

Choosing Wisely Week - 28 February - 6 March 2022

Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting 2022 - Tuesday 03 May 2022

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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