Choosing Wisely Forum 2019: Continuing the Conversation

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Thank you to all who attended the forum in Wellington on 10th May 2019. It was a great success judging by feedback and responses on the day.

We hope that you were inspired by our wonderful speakers and motivated to continue the Choosing Wisely campaign in your workplace and community.

Speaker Presentations
Professor Kirsten McCaffery – Shared Decision-Making
Dr Paul Dalley – Comprehensive High-Risk Surgical Patient (CHRISP) pathway – a Choosing Wisely project
Leigh Manson – Advanced Care Planning and Choosing Wisely
Dr Sophie Ball & Pamela Hewlett – Choosing Wisely applied to Mental Health in Primary Care in Counties Manukau DHB

Asmara Jammali-Blasi – The Victoria Choosing Wisely Scaling Collaboration
Dr Ross Boswell – Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
Joy Hu – Establishing an antibiotic allergy de-labeling algorithm and oral penicillin challenge
Dr Scott Pearson – Optimising the use of lumbar punctures with suspected subarachnoid haemorrhage
Alice Hay – Progress of Choosing Wisely at CCDHB
Aidan Wilson – Evaluating Choosing Wisely at Hutt Valley DHB
Adi Raina – What influences Clinicians to Choose Wisely

Associate Professor Sue Crengle – Embedding Equity in Choosing Wisely
Dr Andy Phillips – Equitable Delivery of Musculoskeletal Care
Dr David Tipene-Leach – Choosing Wisely and Choosing Equitably


If you attended the Forum and would like to provide feedback please complete the attached evaluation form. Your feedback will help us develop more useful forums on the Choosing Wisely programme and help us understand how the campaign is performing.

Here is a summary of the feedback received so far.


Results of the interactive mentimeter session can be viewed HERE.

Equity and Choosing Wisely