Contacts for state/territory drugs and poisons units | MIPS Indemnity Insurance

Contacts for state/territory drugs and poisons units

National Line for Drugs & Poisons
1300 364 545

Australian Capital Territory

Pharmaceutical Services / ACT Health
Phone  02 5124 9208
Fax 02 5124 9309
Web health.act.gov.au
  (or search ACT pharmaceutical services)

New South Wales

Pharmaceutical Services Branch / NSW Health
Phone  02 9391 9944
Fax 02 9424 5860
  health.nsw.gov.au
  (or search NSW pharmaceutical services)

Northern Territory

Poisons Control / NT Department of Health
Phone  08 8922 7341
Fax 08 8922 7200
  health.nt.gov.au
  (or search NT poisons control)

Queensland

For medicines: Healthcare Approvals and Regulation Unit
Phone  07 3708 5264
  Queensland Health – Medicines and Poisons
For poisons: Environmental Hazards Unit
Phone  07 3328 9310
Fax 07 3328 9354
  Queensland Health - Poisons Management

South Australia

Medicines labelling and scheduling
Phone  08 8204 1944
  SA Health Medicines and Technology Programs
Poisons labelling and scheduling
Phone  08 8226 7100
Fax 08 8226 6681
  Controlled Substances

Tasmania

Pharmaceutical Services Branch / Department of Health and Human Services
Phone  03 6166 0400
Fax 03 6173 0820
  dhhs.tas.gov.au
  (or search TAS pharmaceutical services)

Victoria

Department of Health / Drugs and Poisons Regulation Group
Phone  1300 364 545
Fax 1300 360 830
  health.vic.gov.au
  (or search VIC drugs and poisons services)
  dpcs@health.vic.gov.au
Drugs & Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service:
Phone  1800 812 804

Western Australia

Pharmaceutical Services Branch / Department of Health
Phone  08 9222 6883
Fax 08 9222 2463
  (or search WA pharmaceutical services)
  public.health.gov.au

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