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Medicines

Medication safety

Medication safety related information and resources—for clinicians working in the public or private setting.

Commonwealth funding of medicines

Access to Commonwealth-subsidised medicines for public hospital patients.

Managing a poisoned patient

Resources to help clinicians with managing a poisoned patient.

Lost or stolen scheduled medicines

Report lost or stolen medicines to the Department of Health.

Prescribing medicinal cannabis

Clinical guidance on how to prescribe medicinal cannabis for suitable patients.

Medicines containing codeine

Information about changes to over the counter medicines containing codeine taking effect 1 February 2018.

Schedule 8 drug reporting

Monthly reporting of S8 controlled drugs will change from monthly to weekly, commencing 1 October 2017.

Last updated: 22 September 2017