This site provides essential information for health workers in regional, remote and rural settings. It includes links to: legislation and guidelines for states and territories; prescribing and procurement tools; online learning, CPD opportunities and remote area health manuals; and consumer resources and links to cultural support across all states and territories.
Increasing numbers of young Australians are reporting psychological distress.
Open communication and a comprehensive psychosocial assessment are key for optimising the management of mental health issues for young Australians aged 16–24 years.
In this episode, NPS MedicineWise medical advisor Dr Caroline West speaks with Prof Sarah Hilmer and Prof Josh Davis, members of the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce Guidelines Leadership Group. They give an update on the new antiviral treatments now available and answer some frequently asked COVID management questions.
This hub provides access to all NPS MedicineWise resources focused on pain management. One of the goals of pain management is to reduce the effect of pain on function and quality of life.
In this episode, NPS MedicineWise medical advisor Dr Caroline West speaks with Dr Richard O’Regan, an addiction medicine consultant with the Royal Perth Bentley Group about opioid addiction and how to have those very useful, but sometimes very difficult, conversations with patients.
Living with pain can be challenging. Finding the best possible management can also be challenging – because everyone experiences pain in a unique way. Hear more about the experiences of people living with pain and of healthcare professionals involved in pain management in the video series, Asking painful questions.
Summary tables for oral antivirals and sotrovimab for COVID-19
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A primary care data and quality improvement program developed and managed by NPS MedicineWise with funding support from the Australian Government Department of Health. MedicineInsight supports quality improvement in general practice, post-market surveillance of medicines, Australian health policy and primary care research.
Providing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and practitioners with evidence-based education on quality and safe use of medicines, medical tests and other technologies. A component of the program will also provide consumer resources to help improve medicines literacy within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
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