Be Medicinewise Week: What You Need To Know

In its seventh year, Be Medicinewise Week is urging Australians to engage in conversation about how to use medicine correctly it’s a crucial step considering the misuse of prescription medicine has been declared a “national emergency” by the Australian Medical Association, following a recorded increase in accidental prescription overdoses across the country. Headed by not-for-profit organisation NPS Medicinewise, the initiative continues to spotlight education and awareness around the issue, combating misconceptions around medicine use while filling in gaps in education.

2ser Breakfast Host Tess Connery spoke to NPS Medicinewise’s CEO Dr. Lynn Weekes about the dangers around medicine misuse, and what we can do to stay safe.

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