Clinical Updates

December 2020 Clinical Drug MDref Update

1 December, 2020

The December 2020 MDref drug database and content update for MedicalDirector Clinical is now available and current from 1 December 2020. The update is a fully rebuilt MDref drug database, CMI (Consumer Medicines Information), PI (Product Information) and updated MedicalDirector Clinical content.

We strongly recommend that you update your MDref database every month. Monthly PBS changes, including new items, Streamlined Authority changes and PBS pricing details, are included in the monthly MDref update. Without this data, you are at risk of creating invalid PBS scripts.

Click here for a full list of drug database changes in this MDref update.

Download December 2020 Drug Update (694 MB)

This update also includes the following:

  • Updated Pathology List
    • Capital Pathology
    • Southern Pathology
    • Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
    • Douglas Hanly Moir Pathology


  • This MDref update can only be applied to MedicalDirector Clinical 3.12.1 (or above).
  • The update is quite a large file, ensure you allocate sufficient time for this update.