cover of cmo letter to prescribers


Letter from the Chief Medical Officer to Prescribers

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Publication date: 
9 December 2019
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
Health sector

The letter explains the resources and information that have been developed to help practitioners who:

  • have prescribed an antipsychotic or benzodiazepine to a patient living in residential aged care
  • are working in an aged care setting

These include:

  • general practitioners
  • specialists
  • nurse practitioners
  • other medical practitioners

The resources include: