Medicines contacts

A list of organisations relevant to medicines.


Adverse Medicine Events Line

You can call the Adverse Medicine Events Line for independent, accurate and evidence-based information if you suspect that your medicine is causing a problem. This is not an emergency line. It operates every day 8 am to 8 pm (except NSW public holidays).

Biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) contact

Contact us for information about the biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) program.

healthdirect hotline

Call this number to speak to a registered nurse about your health concerns. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Hospital and chemotherapy medication charts

Contact us for if you have questions about hospital medication charts or electronic chemotherapy medication charts.

Life Saving Drugs Program Expert Panel secretariat

Contact the secretariat with submissions to the Life Saving Drugs Program Expert Panel.

Life Saving Drugs Program contact

Contact us with enquiries and submissions relating to the Life Saving Drugs Program.

Medicines Australia contact

Medicines Australia represents the pharmaceutical industry in Australia. It works in partnership with government, the Australian Medicines Industry, consumer groups and health professionals to develop health and industry policy.

Medicines Line

Contact Medicines Line on 1300 MEDICINE for information on prescription, over-the-counter and other medicines (such as complementary medicines). The service is available Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm AEST (excluding Victorian public holidays).

National Medical Stockpile contact

Contact the National Medical Stockpile for information about accessing the Australian Government's strategic reserve of drugs, vaccines, antidotes and protective equipment for use in national health emergencies.
Australian Government Department of Health

National Residential Medication Chart contact

Contact us for if you have questions about the paper and electronic National Residential Medication Chart (NRMC) and the electronic NRMC (eNRMC) trial.
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