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General Report to the chief executive - Medicines

The Medicines and Poisons (Medicines) Regulation 2021 (MPMR) Chapter 8, Part 5 specifies when the following particular matters need to be reported to the chief executive:

  • Reporting lost or stolen medicine (s226)
  • Notification of loss or theft (wholesaler) (s231)
  • Reporting failure to give written prescription (s227)
  • Reporting and preventing use of unlawful document (s228)
  • Reporting supply on false prescription or purchase order for diversion-risk medicine (s230)
  • Giving chief executive information about particular diversion-risk medicines (s233)

In addition, there are reporting requirements for:

  • Notification about events (s35)
  • Notification of particular changes affecting authority (s42)
  • Stopping dealings (s43)
  • Reporting medicines usage (s70 MPA)
  • Supplier to notify chief executive if no receipt provided (s69)
  • Reporting system breaches for monitored medicines (s192)
  • Reporting lost, stolen or destroyed register (s218)

If the circumstances you wish to report or inform about do not fit under any of the above requirements, please complete this general form noting the circumstances that relate to the Medicines and Poisons Act 2019 and/or MPMR.

Contact information

This notice is managed by Medicines Compliance. If you require assistance in completing this form, please email:

Privacy notice

Personal information collected by Queensland Health is handled in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009. Queensland Health is collecting your personal information on this general form to gather information relevant to the Medicines and Poisons Act 2019 and the MPMR.All personal information will be securely stored and only accessible by Queensland Health staff.  Your personal information will not be disclosed to other third parties without consent, unless the disclosure is authorised or required by under law. Failure to provide information may render the form incomplete, which may constitute an offence under the Medicines and Poisons Act 2019.

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
1. Details of person reporting or giving information
2. Details of organisation/entity
3. Details of report / information
(note: this should only relate to the Medicines and Poisons Act 2019 and/or MPMR)
4. Additional information and attachments

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Last updated: 27 September 2021