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Approval Process of Medicines for Use in NSW Public Hospitals

Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.

Doc No.: PD2016_033

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Corporate Administration - Governance
Corporate Administration - Purchasing
Clinical/ Patient Services - Medical Treatment
Clinical/ Patient Services - Pharmaceutical
Population Health - Pharmaceutical

Summary
This Policy Directive establishes a standard process for the approval of medicines and their use for listing on hospital formularies, or for individual patient use. It describes the approval process to be followed for, medicines that are registered or listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) that have not yet been added to the formulary, use of registered or listed medicines in a manner that is not included in, or is disclaimed in, the approved product information for that medicine, use of medicines that are not registered or listed on the ARTG.

Date of Publication: 10 August 2016

Replaces:

  • Medicine - Evaluation of Medicines for Use in Public Hospitals [PD2008_037]
Author Branch: Clinical Excellence Commission

This document applies to: Local Health Districts, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Specialty Network Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Public Health System Support Division, Community Health Centres, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service, Public Hospitals

Audience: Clinical, administration, medical, nursing, pharmaceutical

Distributed to: Public Health System, Government Medical Officers, Health Associations Unions, NSW Ambulance Service , Ministry of Health, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres , Tertiary Education Institutes

Review Date: 10 August 2021

Policy Manual: Patient Matters

File No: CEC 15/309

Status: Active

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Approval Process of Medicines for Use in NSW Public Hospitals

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