Contact us Whakapā mai
We're here to answer your questions about the Schedule or funding decisions for medicines.
Email is usually the fastest way for us to respond to your enquiry. We aim to respond to enquiries within 2 working days.
Phone in New Zealand: 0800 660 050
We know that sometimes discussing health care and treatment can cause high emotions. However, if you are abusive or use offensive language, we will end any call or email conversation.
Questions about medicine safety or registration
Questions about Special Authority applications or claiming subsidies
The media phone and email are monitored 8am–5pm weekdays
Official Information Act (OIA) requests
Named Patient Pharmaceutical Assessment (NPPA) applications
Note: We are experiencing a high volume of applications. This may result in non-urgent applications taking longer than usual. (26 April 2022)
Other ways to submit an application
Fax: +64 9 523 6870
Post: NPPA, Pharmac, PO Box 10254, Wellington 6143