A medical practitioner or nurse practitioner who has reason to believe that a patient is a drug dependent person is required to notify the department where:
- the patient requests or seeks prescription of a Schedule 8 or Schedule 9 drug, or a Schedule 4 drug which is also a drug of dependence, or
- the practitioner intends to treat or is treating the patient with a Schedule 8 or Schedule 9 drug, or a Schedule 4 drug
which is also a drug of dependence.
Notifications will be processed by Drugs and Poisons Regulation who can be contacted on 1300 364 545 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
: Once you have completed and submitted this notification, you will receive a confirmation email that your notification has been received by the department, as well as a PDF of the notification for your records.