Schedule 8 Medicines Prescribing Code - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to prescribe schedule 8 medicines. Schedule 8 medicines include certain benzodiazepines and opioid treatments.

This code outlines the requirements for prescribing schedule 8 medicines.

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

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Act(s) name

Medicines and Poisons Act 2014 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Medicines and Poisons Regulations 2016 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Medicines and Poisons Regulation Branch

Contact details

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