NPS Medicinewise - What's new en-au Latest tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests from NPS Medicinewise Copyright 2012 NPS Medicinewise Health/Medicines What's new — NPS Medicinewise BE MEDICINEWISE WEEK 2015: YOU’RE NEVER TOO EARLY/SMALL/COOL/BUSY/OLD TO BE MEDICINEWISE Be Medicinewise Week 2015 runs next week from 12-18 October, encouraging Australians to be medicinewise at all ages and life stages. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 19:00:00 +1100 Business Analyst A Business Analyst with experience in data warehousing and data modelling is required to join our Enterprise Architecture team. Find out more. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1100 Social Media Communications Lead A Digital and Social Media Communications Lead with experience in social media strategy and implementation is required to join our Marketing and Business Delivery team. Find out more. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1100 Privacy policy Find information about our website including our privacy and copyright policies, terms of use and accessibility options. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1100 Data Intelligence Manager, MedicineInsight Manage the data intelligence and statistical analysis operations to deliver data products required for successful delivery of contractual obligations and business value propositions. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1100,-medicineinsight-sydney,-medicineinsight-sydney Drugs of addiction – reform and the future This edition of Australian Prescriber focuses on drugs of addiction and the many issues facing prescribers. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 19:00:00 +1000 Medicines in older people: GP survey results View the findings from a national GP survey on medicines in older people. Choosing safer alternatives and medicine use with frail older patients were among topics evaluated. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:30:33 +1000 Business as usual for pap smears ahead of big changes in 2017 Starting 1 May 2017, a new screening test will replace pap smears, with screening starting from age 25 and conducted every five years. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:00:00 +1000 Changes to the national cervical cancer screening program From 1 May 2017, pap smears will be replaced with HPV testing of cervical samples with partial HPV genotyping. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:00:00 +1000 Medicines for osteoporosis Osteoporosis medicines are effective but may need to be taken for a long time. Learn more about how they work. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000 Fractures and falls with osteoporosis Osteoporosis increases your chances of fracturing bones. Read more about preventing fractures and falls. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000 Useful links and resources for osteoporosis Find reliable and evidence-based information, tools and resources about osteoporosis provided by health professionals. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000 Febuxostat (Adenuric) for chronic symptomatic gout A new PBS listing for second-line treatment of chronic symptomatic gout associated with hyperuricaemia. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000 Medicine Update When it comes to medicines, how do you decide if 'new' is 'better'? Medicine Update helps you find out about new medicines and new PBS listings. Our independent assessments of current knowledge are developed in consultation with both consumers and medical experts. See all Medicine Update issues and subscribe for email updates. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000 Changes to the National Cervical Screening Program Alternative sampling option, longer interval, increased entry age and a national register among changes to take effect in 2017. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000 Decision pathway for PBS-listed treatment selection Osteoporosis treatment can prevent fractures. Find a decision pathway for selecting PBS-listed osteoporosis medicines (bisphosphonates, denosumab and raloxifene) here. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000 Management of osteoporosis Osteoporosis can be managed with medicines, lifestyle changes, adequate calcium and vitamin D levels and monitoring. Read more. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000 Changes to the National Cervical Screening Program From May 2017 changes will be introduced to the National Cervical Screening Program, including alternative testing method, extended testing frequency, and increased starting age. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000 Diet and exercise for osteoporosis Calcium, vitamin D and physical activity are essential to help prevent osteoporosis and maintain healthy bones. Find out about lifestyle changes you could make. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000 Osteoporosis Find reliable independent health and treatment information about osteoporosis, written by Australian experts. This includes resources for consumers and health professionals. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1000