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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 19 November 2017 at 13:54)
Part 3 Division 4 Subdivision 3
Subdivision 3 Supply in hospitals
49   Supply by pharmacists
A pharmacist employed at a hospital may supply a restricted substance:
(a)  on a prescription issued in accordance with Division 3, or
(b)  on the authorisation (whether in writing, by electronic mail, by facsimile or by any other form of electronic communication approved by the Director-General) of an authorised practitioner (other than a veterinary practitioner), where that authorisation is entered on a patient’s medication chart, or
(c)  on the requisition (whether in writing, by electronic mail, by facsimile or by any other form of electronic communication approved by the Director-General) of an authorised practitioner (other than a veterinary practitioner) or the nurse or midwife in charge of the ward in which the substance is to be used or stored.
50   Supply in original containers
(1)  A person who supplies a restricted substance to a patient in a hospital, or to an inmate in an institution, in accordance with section 10 (4) (c) of the Act must supply the substance, unopened, in the container in which it was received by the person.
(2)  This clause does not prevent the person from supplying an individual dose of the substance to the patient or inmate.
Maximum penalty: 15 penalty units.