Tag Archives: Steve Morris

New grant supports specialist prescribing of bDMARDs

A consortium of health organisations has been awarded a new grant that will improve the use of biologic Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (bDMARDs). The bDMARDs grant that is $8.4 million over three years will enable consumers to get the most benefits from these complex medicines. “bDMARDs are a class of medicine …

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Updates to MedicineWise app help ease carer role

Funded by Family and Community Services NSW, updates to the free NPS MedicineWise app now enable carers and healthcare workers of one or more people to keep details of everyone they care for in one app, including details of medicines.   The app updates also allow people who have more …

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Push for Australians to make informed healthcare decisions

A push to encourage Australians to be more proactive in the management of their own healthcare is underway by NPS MedicineWise Choosing Wisely Australia initiative and the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF). The Conversation Starter Kit, launched today, 30 may at the  2019 Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting in …

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NPS names new CEO

NPS MedicineWise has appointed Steve Morris as its new CEO. Having worked in clinical and leadership roles in the health sector spanning pharmacy practice, community and hospitals, primary care, industry and NGOs, Mr Morris was most recently accountable for the delivery of state-wide pharmacy services to the public sector in …

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