Proposals to amend the Dispensing Frequency rule and add zopiclone to the Safety Medicines list

Medicines Consultation Closed

PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to amend the Pharmaceutical Schedule rules relating to the Dispensing Frequency rule.

This would result in increased frequency of subsidised dispensing for some patients in residential care.

PHARMAC is also proposing to add zopiclone to the Safety Medicines list.

Feedback sought

PHARMAC welcomes feedback on these proposals. To provide feedback, please submit it in writing by Friday, 6 December 2013 to:

Kaye Wilson
Senior Schedule Analyst
PO Box 10 254
Wellington 6143


Fax: 04 460 4995

All feedback received before the closing date will be considered by PHARMAC’s Board (or its delegate) prior to making a decision on these proposals.