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PB 59 of 2012 Determinations/Health as made
This determination amends the National Health (Residential Medication Chart) Determination 2012 to make minor changes to clarify important safety elements of the residential medication chart.
Administered by: Health
Registered 20 Aug 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Aug-2012
Tabled Senate21-Aug-2012
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014


PB 59 of 2012

National Health (Residential Medication Chart) Amendment Determination 2012 (No. 1)


National Health Act 1953




I, KIM BESSELL, Assistant Secretary, Pharmaceutical Access Branch, Pharmaceutical Benefits Division, Department of Health and Ageing, delegate of the Minister for Health, make this Amendment Determination under subsection 93A (2) of the National Health Act 1953.

Dated        14 August 2012













Assistant Secretary

Pharmaceutical Access Branch

Principal Pharmacy Advisor

Pharmaceutical Benefits Division

Department of Health and Ageing






1              Name of Instrument


(1)                This Instrument is the National Health (Residential Medication Chart) Amendment Determination 2012 (No.1).


(2)                This Instrument may also be cited as PB 59 of 2012.


2             Commencement

This Instrument commences on the day after registration.

3              Amendments to National Health (Residential Medication Chart) Determination 2012

Schedule 1 amends the National Health (Residential Medication Chart) Determination 2012.








Schedule 1                   Amendments

[1]      Paragraph 2.08(1)(j)


next to the heading,


[2]      Paragraph 2.09(1)(d)


immediately under the row of boxes mentioned in paragraph (c)—


[3]      Subparagraph 2.09(1)(e)(ii)


abbreviation ‘u’


word ‘units’


[4]      Section 2.11


The standard fields for an applicable pharmaceutical benefit that is a short‑term medicine must include standard fields for the information mentioned in paragraphs 2.08 (1) (a) to (d) and (f) to (j).


[5]      Subparagraph 2.12(1)(e)(i)


words ‘Nurse initials’


word ‘Initials’


[6]      Subsection 2.13(4)


The standard field for the patient’s blood glucose level must be clearly visible to a person looking at the standard fields for administering insulin.


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