Medicines contacts

A list of organisations relevant to medicines.

Contacts

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 9am–5pm AEST (except on NSW public holidays).
1300 MEDICINE

healthdirect helpline

Call this number to speak to a registered nurse about your health concerns. It can help if you're not sure if you should see a doctor or manage your condition at home. The healthdirect helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Healthdirect Australia

Hospital and chemotherapy medication charts

Contact us for if you have questions about hospital medication charts or electronic chemotherapy medication charts.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

HTA Co-design Working Group Secretariat

Contact the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Co-design Working Group for more information about the co-design of an Enhanced Consumer Engagement Process.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Life Saving Drugs Program Expert Panel secretariat

Contact the secretariat with enquiries relating to the Panel, including new listing applications.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Life Saving Drugs Program contact

Contact us with enquiries about the Life Saving Drugs Program, including general program information, patient eligibility, and the ordering or delivery of medicines.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Medicines Line

Contact Medicines Line on 1300 MEDICINE for information on prescription, over-the-counter and other medicines (including complementary medicines). Calls are answered by registered pharmacists. The service is available Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm AEST (excluding NSW public holidays).
Medicines Line
1300 MEDICINE

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 and Aged Care

National Medicines Policy contact

Contact us to learn more about the National Medicines Policy (NMP).
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

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.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) contact

Contact us for information about medicines and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Pharmacy Stakeholder Consultation Committee (PSCC)

The PSCC aims to facilitate consultation between parties interested in pharmacy care funded by the Australian Government. It is one of the two committees that facilitate consultation on the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement (7CPA).
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Pharmacy Trial Program contact

Contact us for more information about the Pharmacy Trial Program.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Poisons Information Centre

Call this number if you think someone has taken an overdose, made an error with medicine or been poisoned. You can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere in Australia.
NSW Poisons Information Centre

Remote Area Aboriginal Health Services Program contact

Contact us for more information about the s100 Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Remote Area Aboriginal Health Services Program.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Smartraveller

Visit the Smartraveller website regularly to check for international developments and subscribe to updates.
Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Consular assistance

Take Home Naloxone program administrator contact

Contact the Take Home Naloxone program administrator for information on how to take part in and register for the Take Home Naloxone program. You can call from 9 am to 8 pm AEST Monday to Friday.
Australian Healthcare Associates

Take Home Naloxone program contact

For more information about the Take Home Naloxone program.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is Australia's regulatory authority for therapeutic goods such as medicines, medical devices, and diagnostic tests. Phone line hours are Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm (AEST, excluding public holidays).
Therapeutic Goods Administration
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