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Clinical Updates

December 2022 Clinical Drug MDref Update

1 December, 2022

The December 2022 MDref drug database and content update for MedicalDirector Clinical is now available and current from 1 December 2022. 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.

Download December 2022 Drug Update (871 MB)

This update also includes the following:

  • Updated Pathology List
    • Capital Pathology
    • Sullivan Nicolaides
    • Clinipath Laboratories
  • Updated MBS+DVA item numbers
  • Several New Templates and Template Updates


  • 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.

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