The PBS Hospital Medication Chart published by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care may be used as a form of prescription under the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008.

The PBS Hospital Medication Chart may be used at a private health facility licensed under the Private Health Facilities Act 2007. Prescribing and dispensing of both Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medications and non-PBS medicines is allowed.

The forms of PBS Hospital Medication Chart eligible for use are available from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Factsheets on the use of the PBS Hospital Medication Chart are available for prescribers and pharmacists.

For further information on the PBS Hospital Medication Chart contact the Duty Pharmaceutical Officer at the Pharmaceutical Regulatory Unit, NSW Ministry of Health by telephone on (02) 9391 9944 or email pharmserv@doh.health.nsw.gov.au​.

Page Updated: Thursday 14 September 2017