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On-demand CPD hours and Clinical Content

Smart Research makes it easy for you to access the latest medical research and clinical knowledge from anywhere, anytime.


Smart Research

Educational content on-demand

Smart Research is the latest update in Sidebar providing GP's with on-demand access to education content and other information from MedicalDirector and our content partners, such as CPD courses. Smart Research gives you easy access to on-demand educational content, insights and more.

Accessing Smart Research


  1. Expand the sidebar, click on Settings, then click 'Check for New/Updated Widgets'
  2. Tick "MedicalDirector Research"
  3. Click "Download and Install" and "Save"

Centralise your educational content search

No longer do you need to worry about needing to bookmark and save multiple websites and logins. Simplify your workflow and have one informative and relevant newsfeed at the click of a button. Free to all MedicalDirector Clinical customers.

Keep on track with your CPD hours in 2023

Earn CPD hours online now by completing free Educational Activities. Your hours will be automatically lodged with the RACGP and a statement of attendance will be available automatically after completing the education.


In collaboration and partnership with Praxhub

Praxhub is a free online medical CPD education platform where you can learn from the world’s leading healthcare experts and organisations. With quality on-demand CPD videos and interactive modules, Praxhub makes earning CPD hours more convenient than ever.

Praxhub is free for healthcare professionals and only takes a couple of minutes to join. You’ll get instant access to thousands of hours of quality CPD education available at any time, from any device. And it’s lightning fast!

Partnering with Praxhub was an obvious choice because of the exceptional quality and breadth of educational content. And being a free platform, it’s equally accessible for all our MedicalDirector users.

Join Praxhub and access their bundles of CPD content within our Research widget today!

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Smart Research is available now in

  • Intuitive server-based EHR
  • Features to improve patient safety
  • Leverage built-in or custom templates
  • Prescribe with confidence

Have some feedback?

We would love to hear what you think of Smart Research.

Send all feedback, questions and enquiries about our Research widget to