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Useful Links for Pharmacy

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Therapeutic Goods Administration

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is Australia’s regulatory authority for therapeutic goods. The organisation performs a range of assessment and monitoring activities to ensure that the therapeutic goods available in Australia are of an acceptable standard with the aim of ensuring that the Australian community has access, within a reasonable time, to therapeutic advances.

1 800 020 653

Medicare Australia

Medicare Australia is a dynamic, innovative and customer-focused organisation delivering Government health programmes to the Australian community. Medicare is Australia’s publicly funded universal healthcare system, operated by the Government authority Medicare Australia. Medicare is intended to provide affordable treatment by doctors and in public hospitals for Australia residents.

National Prescribing Service

The National Prescribing Service (NPS) enables people to make better decisions about medicines and medical tests, leading to better health and economic outcomes.

1 300 Medicine (1 300 633 424)

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) subsidises the cost of a wide range of prescription medicines. The aim is to meet medication and related service needs, so that both optimal health outcomes and economic objectives are achieved.

1 800 020 613