Improving medication management in Australia is a key objective of the National Quality Use of Medicines Strategy and the National Medicines Policy.

Electronic Medication Management seeks to support these policies and objectives by improving the quality and availability of medicines-related information.


Electronic Prescribing

Electronic Prescribing or ‘eprescribing’ launched across Australia in 2020. It enables the prescribing, dispensing and claiming of medicines, without the need for a paper prescription.

Medication Management Toolkit

Medication Management Toolkit

Hunter New England and Central Coast PHN is committed to delivering solutions that improve the health outcomes of communities. Read their Medication Management Toolkit here.

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Active Ingredient Prescribing

Mandatory for PBS and RPBS prescriptions from 1 Feb 2021. The aim is to reduce the risk of patients taking multiple doses of the same medication from different brands with the same active ingredient.