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The Labor Party has written to NPS MedicineWise saying that if it is elected to government it will look again at the Coalition’s decision to defund the organisation From 1 …

The importance of ensuring patients know to look out for side-effects has been highlighted by a new survey A new survey released on Friday asked Australians what they know about …

The Choosing Wisely approach has made an impact in the safe prescribing of benzos and sedative-hypnotics among older adults, says keynote speaker The Choosing Wisely questions are a vehicle for …

A new tool from NPS MedicineWise supports a collaborative approach between the accredited pharmacist and medical practitioner when preparing a HMR or RMMR Research from NPS MedicineWise found that some GPs find …

“I am sad and angry”: leading clinical pharmacist joins criticism of Budget cuts to the National Prescribing Service Leading clinical pharmacist Debbie Rigby has said she is “disappointed, saddened and …

One in five consumers report finding medicines information given by a pharmacist, doctor or nurse “hard to follow” or “confusing” Consumers need to be supported to feel more in control …

A new resource is aimed at helping more people learn about the active ingredient in their medicines in different languages To help culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities have better …

NPS MedicineWise Chief Executive Officer, Adjunct Associate Professor Steve Morris, will step down from his role at the end of July 2021 Mr Morris plans to take up a new …

NPS MedicineWise Chair Dr Andrew Knight has thanked Debbie Rigby for her “invaluable” contribution to NPS MedicineWise over the past twelve years Ms Rigby is stepping down as a director …

Legislative changes that require active ingredients to be included on most PBS and RPBS prescriptions will be mandatory from 1 February 2021 Under new legislative requirements, which are mandatory from …

NPS MedicineWise has joined the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce as a partner organisation In joining the Taskforce NPS joins a group of leading health bodies, which includes the Society …

5 highlights from NPS MedicineWise’s new comprehensive update for health professionals on the use hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 NPS MedicineWise has added a new article that reviews the latest evidence on …