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Clinical Updates

May 2021 Clinical Drug MDref Update

1 May, 2021

The May 2021 MDref drug database and content update for MedicalDirector Clinical is now available and current from 1 May 2021. The update is a differential update that builds on the most recent full build released, April 2021.

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 May 2021 Drug Update (95.6 MB)

This update also includes the following:

  • Updated Pathology List
    • Capital Pathology
    • Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
  • Updated Travel Medicine information
  • Several New Templates and Template Updates
  • Activated Realtime Prescription Monitoring for SA, NT and QLD


  • This differential update may only be applied over the following MDref release:
    • April 2021