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Clinical Updates

November 2023 Clinical Drug MDref Update

1 November, 2023

The November 2023 MDref drug database and content update for MedicalDirector Clinical is now available and current from 1 November 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 November 2023 Drug Update (921 MB)

This update also includes the following:

  • Updated Pathology List
    • Capital Pathology
    • Melbourne Pathology
  • Several New Templates and Template Updates
      • MyMedicare Registration Form (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Douglass Hanly Moir (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Sullivan Nicolaides (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Barratt & Smith (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Bunbury Pathology (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Capital Pathology (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Clinipath Pathology WA (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Clinpath Pathology SA (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Hobart Pathology (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Launceston Pathology (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Melbourne Pathology (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – North West Pathology (New)
      • Reproductive Carrier Scn – Southern.IML Pathology (New)
      • Referral Form – GeneType (New)
      • Prepair genetic carrier screening (Updated)
      • Diabetes – Together Strong Connected Care (Updated)
      • Referral Form – My Health for Life (Updated)


  • 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.