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Clinical Updates

May 2023 Clinical Drug MDref Update

1 May, 2023

The May 2023 MDref drug database and content update for MedicalDirector Clinical is now available and current from 1 May 2023. 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 May 2023 Drug Update (870 MB)

This update also includes the following:

  • Updated Pathology List
    • Melbourne Pathology
  • Several New Templates and Template Updates
    • Referral Form – SA Pathology
    • Referral Form – The Infusion Clinic
    • Referral Form – Ipswich Hearts
    • Neurosensory Referral form – NSW
    • Neurosensory Referral form – VIC & TAS
    • Neurosensory Referral form – QLD
    • Advara HeartCare (Genesis HeartCare WA)


  • 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.