Standards of Practice for the Distribution of Medicines in Australian Hospitals - Tasmania


You will need to comply with the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Medicine Safety Standard if you intend to operate a private hospital or day-procedure centre. The standard outlines the storage, handling and distribution requirements for medicines in a safe and compliant manner.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Medication Safety Standard (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Health Service Establishments Act 2006 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Regulation, Licensing and Accreditation Unit

Contact details

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