Applying the PHARMAC model to hospital medical devices management

Hospital devices Consultation Closed

PHARMAC is holding an information-seeking consultation to help inform our work towards management of hospital medical devices.

The consultation closed on 29 November 2013.

You can read the consultation document here:

Submission process

Some of you may have provided input into other consultations PHARMAC has held. It is not necessary to repeat information you have already given – all feedback provided in any of our consultations will be considered together to help inform PHARMAC’s next step towards medical devices management.

You do not have to adhere to the guiding questions provided and you do not have to answer all questions in your submission. All information provided will be considered.


Submissions may be made until 5 pm, 29 November 2013.

How to make a submission


Fax: (04) 460 4995


Medical Devices Establishment Consultation
PO Box 10-254
Wellington 6143

In person:

22 October
Clinical Education Centre Auditorium
Auckland Hospital
12 – 2pm

25 October
Ko Awatea Centre
Middlemore Hospital
12 – 2pm

30 October
Medical Lecture Theatre
Palmerston North Hospital
Palmerston North
2 – 4pm

4 November
Small lecture theatre
Conference Centre, University of Otago
12 – 2pm

11 November
Oncology Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Oncology
Christchurch Public Hospital
2 – 4pm

12 November
Colquhoun Theatre
Dunedin Hospital
10am – 12midday

15 November
Bryant Education Centre
Waikato Hospital
12 – 2pm

PHARMAC will also be inviting specific groups to meet to present their views in response to this consultation. Please contact Megan Whittleston on (04) 901 3208 if you would like to arrange a time to meet with PHARMAC. If a range of groups are interested in meeting we may organise larger group meetings.

Please email if you require any further information about any other aspects of this consultation.