Opioid Dependency Treatment Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to offer opioid dependency treatment services.

The licence authorises a doctor, pharmacist or nurse to deal with opioid maintenance medication. The holder of this licence is authorised to issue, obtain, possess, dispense, supply or administer buprenorphine and/or methadone for the purpose of treating a drug dependent person.

Please consult with the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Submit a written application form
  • Be registered as a qualified pharmacist, nurse or doctor
  • Have the necessary knowledge, training and experience
  • Be a suitable person and of good character
  • Comply with any other requirements that may be set.

Please consult with the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Licences are usually issued for 1 year, however up to 3 year licences may be available subject to some limitations.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.

Act(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 ACT

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Population Health Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Pharmaceutical Services

Population Health Division

Health Directorate

Operating address: Howard Florey Centenary House,
25 Mulley Street
Holder
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Mailing address: Locked Bag No.5005
Weston Creek
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Phone: 02 62073974
Fax: 02 32050997
Email: HealthACT@act.gov.au