NPS MedicineWise is an independent government funded organisation which now provides information on Quality Use of Medical Tests (QUMT) as well as educational activities on Quality Use of Medicines (QUM).

The NPS Facilitator can provide educational visits and group case study discussions either at your practice or through evening events at the Western Victoria Primary Health Network premises.  Watch for these in the Weekly News or contact the NPS facilitator directly.

Incentives for GPs

  • Obtain up-to-date, independent information on a range of clinical topics
  • Obtain RACGP QA & CPD points, two category 2 points per activity
  • A Quality Prescribing Incentive (QPI) activity within the Practice Incentives Program

Choice of individualised information sessions or a chance to discuss the information in a group setting with colleagues.

Resources

Medicines Information Service - GPs can access this Barwon Health service for pharmacy advice. The phone is not always manned but phone message or email enquiries can be left. Ph: 03 5226 7638 or email:druginfo@barwonhealth.org.au

To organise a visit or for more information, please contact:

Anna McIntyre Ballarat, Horsham and Warrnambool regions

Ghazaleh Khalili for the Geelong region