New South Wales has passed new laws enabling certain nurses and midwives to obtain, possess, sell, supply and administer Schedule 2, 3, 4 and 8 poisons.
Federal legislation has recently commenced introducing a suite of changes to modernise the regulation of medical devices in Australia.
Victoria has introduced a strict process that hospitals must follow before authorising ante-mortem procedures.
Federal Parliament has introduced new laws with significant penalties for the import, export, manufacture or supply of therapeutic goods prohibited under an international agreement.
Victoria has introduced changes to staffing requirements and certain nurse to patient and midwife to patient ratios on specified shifts in certain wards.
Victoria has introduced new laws prohibiting certain health practitioners from writing a chart instruction on a residential medication chart for a Schedule 8 poison in paper form.