What is Choosing Wisely Australia?

Key people

The Choosing Wisely Australia®  initiative  is made possible by the collaborative efforts of key members and supporters.

Key People

Choosing Wisely Advisory Group

The strategic development, implementation and evaluation of Choosing Wisely Australia is informed by a multi-disciplinary Advisory Group.

Current Advisory Group members:

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Dr David Rosengren

Executive Director and Senior Staff Specialist Emergency Physician, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service (Chair)

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Dr Helen Belcher

Conjoint Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Science, The University of Newcastle (Community Representative)

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Prof Erwin Loh

National Chief Medical Officer and Group General Manager Clinical Governance, St Vincent’s Health Australia

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Ms Jessica Toleman

A/Executive Director Women’s and Newborn Services, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

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Dr Jeremy Wellwood

Clinical Director of Cancer Access and Support services, Gold Coast Health and Hospital Service

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Debra Letica

Consumer advocate

Members and supporters

The Choosing Wisely Australia members and supporters network comprises health professional colleges, societies and associations, hospitals and health services and consumer information and advocacy organisations. These organisations have made a commitment to uphold the principles of Choosing Wisely and to contribute to the initiative through implementation and other supporting activities.

Members and supporters

NPS MedicineWise

Choosing Wisely Australia is an initiative of  NPS MedicineWise – and is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health to promote quality use of medicines, tests and health technologies and to help people make better healthcare choices.

Key personnel include

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Dr Robyn Lindner

Strategic Partnerships Manager

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Anne-Marie Martin

Choosing Wisely Health Services Lead