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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 8 May 2023


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SafeScript NSW – One year since the statewide launch

On-demand recorded 8 May 2023

The webinar will provide an update on SafeScript NSW, the state’s real time prescription monitoring system.

You will hear from health practitioners who have been using the system and learn about new functionality coming in 2023 that will allow prescribers to submit authority applications online to prescribe a controlled drug.

Learning outcomes

  1. Engage with the SafeScript NSW system to analyse and interpret the patient’s history to inform best practice patient outcomes
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of how to seek advice or make referrals when required
  3. Demonstrate an awareness of new functionality that will be introduced to SafeScript NSW in 2023
  4. Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of authorities to prescribe or supply particular medicines in NSW including the introduction of new application forms.


Dr Hester Wilson

Dr Wilson is a GP, Chief Addiction Specialist for NSW Health, Clinical Director for Murrumbidgee Drug and Alcohol and Clinical Advisor to Population and Community Health in South East Sydney LHD. She is chair of the RACGP Addiction Special Interest Group, a clinician with many years clinical and teaching experience, she is currently undertaking a PhD focused on GPs’ experience of patients with chronic pain and prescription opioid use disorder.


Dr Gunjan Singh
Principal Doctor, Crestwood Family Practice

Gunjan completed post-graduate medicine with Monash University and attained Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) in 2020. She believes in empowering her patients with education and fostering a team mentality toward health issues by involving her patients throughout. Gunjan has a strong interest in building wellbeing for her patients with a holistic and total approach to patients, their family and our wider community.

Scott Walters
Pharmacist, Pharmacy Tutor (USYD)

Scott is an experienced pharmacist having worked across the acute and primary healthcare sectors both in Australia and overseas. As both a pharmacy proprietor and USYD Pharmacy Tutor, he has mentored many students through their early pharmacy careers. Scott is now focussed on expanding the future of healthcare through integration of services across the primary and secondary healthcare networks via his role in the PHN, with the ultimate goal of delivering patient centred care.

Kim Allgood
Founder, CRPS Awareness - The Purple Bucket Foundation

Kim has been working in the not-for-profit sector for over three decades; she is presently the CEO of a registered health promotion charity, having also served at executive levels on a number of community organisations.


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