PB 22 of 2015
National Health (Medication chart prescription trial hospital) Declaration 20151
National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960
I, SUSSAN LEY, Minister for Health, make this declaration under subregulation 59(3) of the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960.
Dated 29th March 2015
Minister for Health
1 Name of Declaration
(1) This declaration is the National Health (Medication chart prescription trial hospital) Declaration 2015.
(2) This declaration may also be cited as PB 22 of 2015.
This declaration commences on 1 April 2015.
In this declaration:
Act means the National Health Act 1953.
electronic prescription has the same meaning as in the Regulations.
approved hospital has the same meaning as in the Regulations.
medication chart prescription has the same meaning as in the Regulations.
Regulations means the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960.
4 Paper-based medication chart prescription trial hospitals
(1) For subregulation 59(3) of the Regulations, an approved hospital specified in Schedule 1 is declared to be a listed approved hospital for the purpose of a PBS prescriber writing a medication chart prescription that is not also an electronic prescription for a patient receiving treatment in or at an approved hospital.
(2) A declaration under subsection 4(1), and Schedule 1, ceases to have effect on 1 July 2016.
Schedule 1 Paper-based medication chart prescription trial hospitals
Listed approved hospitals
Hollywood Private Hospital (Nedlands, Western Australia)
Joondalup Health Campus (Joondalup, Western Australia)
John Fawkner Private Hospital (Coburg, Victoria)
Sydney Adventist Hospital (Wahroonga, New South Wales)
St John of God Bunbury Hospital (Bunbury, Western Australia)
The Wesley Hospital Auchenflower (Auchenflower, Queensland)
St John of God Bendigo Hospital (Bendigo, Victoria)
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane (also known as Mt Olivet Hospital) (Kangaroo Point, Queensland)
North Shore Private Hospital (St Leonards, New South Wales)
Mackay Base Hospital (Mackay, Queensland)
Armadale Health Service (Armadale, Western Australia)
Wimmera Health Care Group (Horsham, Victoria)
Bundaberg Base Hospital (Bundaberg, Queensland)
Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (Bairnsdale, Victoria)
Redland Hospital (Cleveland, Queensland)
Osborne Park Hospital (Stirling, Western Australia)
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Melbourne, Victoria)
St.Vincent’s Public Hospital Melbourne (Melbourne, Victoria)
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