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Second Reading Speeches

National Health Amendment (Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement Initiatives) Bill 2012

Previous Citations
  • National Health Amendment (Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement Initiatives) Bill 2011
Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Amends the

National Health Act 1953
to enable: pharmacists to use a standardised medication chart when supplying and claiming medicines for persons in residential care services; pharmacists to supply a pharmaceutical benefit to a patient who is unable to present a valid prescription; and the minister to make determinations about the conditions that apply to the provision of maximum quantities or repeats of certain medicines.