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“A Pap smear saved my life”: Personal experiences of cervical abnormalities shape attitudes to cervical screening renewal – Helena Obermair et al

In 2017, the Australian National Cervical Screening Program changed from two-yearly Pap smears between ages 18 and 69, to five-yearly human papillomavirus screening between ages 25 and 74 (the “Renewal”). This study investigated attitudes towards the changes, among individuals previously affected by cervical abnormalities/cervical cancer, [...]

Save the date(s) 2020!

Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney - 20 May Preventing Overdiagnosis International Conference Oxford, UK - 14-16 September  BMJ Quality and Safety in Healthcare - Sixth International Forum in the Asia Pacific International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney - 30 [...]

Evaluation of the Choosing Wisely Australia 5 Questions resource and a shared decision-making preparation video: protocol for an online experiment – Danielle Muscat et al

Choosing Wisely, an international effort to reduce low value care worldwide, considers communication between clinicians and patients during routine clinical encounters a key mechanism for change. In Australia, Choosing Wisely has developed a 5 Questions resource to facilitate better conversations. The primary aim of this [...]