The national inpatient medication chart (NIMC) and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme hospital medication chart (PBS HMC) are standardised nationally.
The NIMC was endorsed for use in Australian hospitals by health ministers in 2007. The NIMC suite of medication charts present and communicate medication information consistently between healthcare professionals.
The Australian Government Minister for Health launched the PBS HMC in 2016. The PBS HMC allows prescribing, administration, claiming and supply of PBS and non-PBS medicines directly from the chart, without the need for a separate paper prescription.
The Commission has also developed the following: