Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Health.

Dispensing Fees for Pharmacists Adjusted

Department of Health

The dispensing fees for pharmacists have been increased.

Amendments to Regulations Relating to the Transparent Pricing System for Medicine and Scheduled Substances were published in Government Gazette 39658.

Supervision of Dental Laboratories Tightened Up

Department of Health

The health department has placed the supervision of dental laboratories under the spotlight.

Section 29 (5) of the Dental Technicians Act has now come into force.

Comment Period for Draft Public Health Institute Bill Extended

Department of Health

The comment period for the Draft National Public Health Institute Bill and Draft National Health Laboratory Service Amendment Bill has been extended.

Published in Government Gazette 39622, the health department has set a new deadline of 31 March 2016 to submit comment on the two draft bills.

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