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MEDICINES AND POISONS ACT 2019 - SECT 224

Chief executive to keep database

224 Chief executive to keep database

(1) The chief executive must keep an electronic database (the
"monitored medicines database" ) to record information about the prescription and supply of monitored medicines.
(2) The purposes of keeping the monitored medicines database are—
(a) to promote safe practices for the therapeutic use of monitored medicines and reduce community harm caused by monitored medicines; and
(b) to ensure particular health practitioners are complying with this Act, a corresponding law or the requirements of a National Health Practitioner Board established under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law; and
(c) to assist a health ombudsman official investigate health service complaints under the Health Ombudsman Act 2013 ; and
(d) to enable particular health practitioners to access the database to record and review information for the therapeutic treatment of persons; and
(e) to facilitate evaluation and research into monitored medicines; and
(f) to facilitate national consistency in the therapeutic use of monitored medicines; and
(g) any other purpose prescribed by regulation.



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