Clinical Updates

October 2020 Clinical Drug MDref Update

1 October, 2020

The Clinical Drug Update (MDref) October 2020 and content update for MedicalDirector Clinical is now available.

The update is a differential update that builds on the most recent full build released, August 2020.

Included in the update are monthly PBS changes, streamlined authority changes and PBS pricing details. Without this data, you are at risk of creating invalid PBS scripts. We strongly recommend that you update your MDref database every month.

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

Download October 2020 Drug Update

This update also includes the following:

  • Updated Pathology Test
    • Capital Pathology
    • Southern Pathology
  • Included new Letter Writer templates
    • Referral Form – QLD Gastroenterology
    • Referral Form – Hearts West
    • Medicinal Cannabis Referral – Observational Study


  • This differential update may only be applied over the following MDref release:
    • August 2020