Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to operate a pharmacy practice.

The Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary (21st edition) describes drugs and medicinal preparations. It is specifically designed for use in everyday pharmacy practice and will assist pharmacists in the provision of pharmaceutical services that promote optimal health outcomes though the quality use of medicines.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

 Resources
Comply

Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on obtaining this document.

Administering agency

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Pharmacy Board of Australia

Act(s) name

National Health Act 1953 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Pharmacy Board of Australia


Mailing address:
GPO Box 9958
Melbourne
Victoria 3001

Phone:

1300419495
enquiries@pharmacyboard.gov.au

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