Are hospitals letting down the Choosing Wisely movement?

One of the campaign's pioneers thinks it's time to ramp things up

One of the top doctors behind the campaign to cull unnecessary tests and treatments says more needs to be done to target hospital doctors.

Hospital scrubs

It is now two years since the Choosing Wisely campaign was launched in Australia, with more than 150 items being put on a list of medical 'do-not-dos'.

The campaign has included thousands of face-to-face educational visits to GPs aimed at reducing inappropriate referrals, test ordering and treatment.

But Associate Professor Ian Scott says that while awareness of the campaign among the clinician community