NPS Medicinewise - What's new http://www.nps.org.au en-au Latest tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests from NPS Medicinewise Copyright 2012 NPS Medicinewise Health/Medicines http://www.nps.org.au/__data/assets/image/0011/167159/RSSlogo.png What's new — NPS Medicinewise http://www.nps.org.au National MedicineWise Awards 2012 Information on NMS 2012 including program, speakers and the National MedicineWise Award winners. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/national-medicinewise-awards http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/national-medicinewise-awards National Medicinewise Awards 2014 The biennial National Medicinewise Awards are an opportunity for NPS MedicineWise to recognise innovations in quality use of medicines and medical test activities happening across Australia. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/medicines-in-healthshaping-our-future-2014/national-medicinewise-awards http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/medicines-in-healthshaping-our-future-2014/national-medicinewise-awards GP Evidence Update Masterclass Take part in an interactive 1 day workshop, designed by GPs for GPs, as part of the NMS 2014. Sat 24 May, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/medicines-in-healthshaping-our-future-2014/gp-evidence-update-masterclass http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/medicines-in-healthshaping-our-future-2014/gp-evidence-update-masterclass Quality use of medicines (QUM) scholarship Information on NMS 2012 including program, speakers and the National MedicineWise Award winners. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/qum-scholarship http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/qum-scholarship National Medicines Symposium 2014 program The National Medicines Symposium offers an exciting program designed to provide the latest and the controversial in the medicines and health environment. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/medicines-in-healthshaping-our-future-2014/program http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/medicines-in-healthshaping-our-future-2014/program Asia-Pacific quality use of medicines (QUM) scholarship Information on how to apply for the NMS 2014 Asia-Pacific quality use of medicines (QUM) scholarship. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/medicines-in-healthshaping-our-future-2014/qum-scholarship http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/medicines-in-healthshaping-our-future-2014/qum-scholarship National Medicines Symposium 2012 presentations Information on NMS 2012 including program, speakers and the National MedicineWise Award winners. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/presentations http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/presentations National Medicines Symposium 2012 abstracts Information on NMS 2012 including program, speakers and the National MedicineWise Award winners. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/abstracts http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/abstracts National Medicines Symposium 2012 program and speakers Information on NMS 2012 including program, speakers and the National MedicineWise Award winners. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/program-and-speakers http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/program-and-speakers National Medicines Symposium 2012: Continuing professional development Information on NMS 2012 including program, speakers and the National MedicineWise Award winners. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/continuing-professional-development http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012/continuing-professional-development Building a medicinewise community 2012 Information on NMS 2012 including program, speakers and the National MedicineWise Award winners. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/building-a-medicinewise-community-2012 Medicines in people's lives 2010 Info on the National Medicines Symposium (NMS) past and upcoming. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/medicines-in-peoples-lives-2010 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/campaigns-events/national-medicines-symposium/medicines-in-peoples-lives-2010 Top tips to beat hay fever Read about the signs and symptoms of hay fever and the treatments available to beat it. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/publications/consumer/medicinewise-living/2014/managing-hay-fever http://www.nps.org.au/publications/consumer/medicinewise-living/2014/managing-hay-fever Resistance fighter pledge A pledge to fight antibiotic resistance for doctors, GPs and other health professionals Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:47:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/medicines/infections-and-infestations/antibiotics/for-health-profesionals/resistance-fighter-pledge http://www.nps.org.au/medicines/infections-and-infestations/antibiotics/for-health-profesionals/resistance-fighter-pledge Clinical Services Specialist Are you a qualified health professional? Are you passionate about health? Would you like the opportunity to deliver innovative programs? Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/clinical-services-specialist-css http://www.nps.org.au/careers/job-opportunities/current/clinical-services-specialist-css Finding reliable information about medical tests: New information-sharing collaboration A new information-sharing collaboration between NPS MedicineWise and Lab Tests Online Australasia means consumers and health professionals will have access to additional, reliable information on medical tests and conditions. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/finding-reliable-information-about-medical-tests-new-information-sharing-collaboration http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/finding-reliable-information-about-medical-tests-new-information-sharing-collaboration Feeling knackered? You're not alone Fatigue is a common symptom with around 1.5 million Australians each year seeing their doctor about fatigue. NPS MedicineWise has launched an education program to help people understand the many possible causes of fatigue and how to manage it appropriately Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/feeling-knackered-youre-not-alone http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/feeling-knackered-youre-not-alone Paracetamol for acute low back pain: where to from here? A recent Australian trial suggests paracetamol is really no better than placebo for acute low back pain? Read about implications for practice, including a Q&A with Professor Rachelle Buchbinder. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/publications/health-professional/health-news-evidence/2014/paracetamol-back-pain http://www.nps.org.au/publications/health-professional/health-news-evidence/2014/paracetamol-back-pain Preventive activities in general practice: GP survey results View the results from our national GP survey on preventive activities in general practice. GP knowledge and practice were the topics evaluated. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/evaluation/gp-survey-results/preventive-health http://www.nps.org.au/about-us/what-we-do/evaluation/gp-survey-results/preventive-health Testing for fatigue not necessarily the first step: NPS MedicineWise Fatigue is common, accounting for 3-7% of all visits to GPs. There is no specific test for fatigue, so NPS MedicineWise has launched a new program to help health professionals understand the limitations of diagnostic testing. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +1000 http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/testing-for-fatigue-not-necessarily-the-first-step-nps-medicinewise http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/testing-for-fatigue-not-necessarily-the-first-step-nps-medicinewise