Acute

  • For patients in acute care
  • Used across health service organisations in medical and surgical wards, emergency departments and intensive care units
  • Allows for 10.5 days of administration, but this may be varied locally.

NIMC (acute) (PDF 82KB)

Long stay

  • For long-term, stable adult patients in acute care (e.g. patients in spinal units and rehabilitation units)
  • Allows for 28.5 days of administration, but this may be varied locally.

NIMC (long-stay) (PDF 90KB)

GP e-version

  • NIMC-compliant format for general practitioners who prescribe for inpatients (usually in rural and remote health service organisations)
  • Four A4 pages
  • Generated from general practice electronic prescribing software
  • Only use the GP e-version where specific guidance for hospitals and software vendors has been implemented (see Notes on the NIMC GP e-version).

NIMC (GP e-version) (PDF 90KB)