This Instrument of Approval for PBS Hospital Medication Charts was signed on 30 October 2019 by Thea Daniel, Assistant Secretary, Pricing and PBS Policy Branch, Technology Assessment and Access Division, Department of Health.
Quality Use of Medicines and Medicines Safety was made the 10th National Health Priority Area in 2019 by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Health Council. The Commission are developing a National Baseline Report on Quality Use of Medicines and Medicines Safety in response to this initiative. This discussion paper was published to support the public consultation which informed Phase 1 of the National Baseline Report.
This medication skills assessment is intended for nursing and care staff in residential aged care facilities (RACFs) who deliver medicine/s to residents using the National Residential Medication Chart (NRMC).