This section contains useful tools to help you get through audit, including access to Micromedex.
This section provides links to legislative websites required for audit.
Medicines Act 1981www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1981/0118/latest/DLM53790.htmlMedicines Regulations 1984www.legislation.govt.nz/regulation/public/1984/0143/latest/DLM95668.htmlMedicines (Standing Order) Regulations 2002 http://www.legislation.govt.nz/regulation/public/2002/0373/latest/DLM170107.htmlMisuse of Drugs Act 1975www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1975/0116/latest/DLM436101.htmlMisuse of Drugs Regulations 1977www.legislation.govt.nz/regulation/public/1977/0037/latest/DLM54840.htmlHealth (Retention of Health Information) Regulations 1996www.legislation.govt.nz/regulation/public/1996/0343/latest/DLM225616.htmlHealth Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2003/0048/latest/DLM203312.htmlMedicines (Designated Prescriber—Registered Nurses) Regulations 2016http://www.legislation.govt.nz/regulation/public/2016/0140/11.0/DLM6870521.htmlHealth (Needles and Syringes) Regulations 1998www.legislation.govt.nz/regulation/public/1998/0254/latest/DLM258072.htmlMedicines (Designated Pharmacist Prescribers) Regulations 2013www.legislation.govt.nz/regulation/public/2013/0237/latest/DLM5229301.htmlMedicines Amendment Acthttp://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2013/0141/latest/DLM4096106.html
Access to Martindale, Drug Reax and the Alternative Medicines database.
Micromedex Suite of Electronic Databases
YOUR LOGIN TO MICROMEDEX IS DIFFERENT TO YOUR GUILD WEBSITE LOGIN - PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR THE LOGIN DETAILS. Guild membership also includes electronic access to Micromedex (Martindale, Drug Reax and the Alternative Medicines database). This fulfils audit requirements and costs approximately $1,000 excluding GST for a hard copy version.
Martindale provides extensive information on drugs and related substances in clinical use worldwide. It includes summaries for more than 100,000 proprietary products and presents brand names, manufacturer, country of origin, active constituents, physical characteristics, uses, adverse effects and their treatment, precautions, contraindications, interactions, and pharmacokinetics.
Drug-Reax offers access to drug-drug, drug-alternative medicines, drug-food, drug-ethanol interactions. It enables you to check for interacting drug ingredients, their effects, clinical significance and management and presents drug-specific rather than class-specific information for more accurate data interpretation.
Alternative Medicine Information is a full of referenced information covering commonly used alternative medicines. Its content includes uses, doses, pharmacological actions, side effects, contraindications, and safety and efficacy issues. Micromedex login: Username: PHARMGUILD Password: T65258 Note: Please type in the username and password rather than copying them across from this page. Access Micromedex here. If you are having difficulty accessing Micromedex, please download the handy guide below.
Hard copies of the new Health and Disability Services - Pharmacy Services Standard can be purchased through the Guild's trading arm, PSL. Guild members receive the Standard at the discounted rate of $64 excluding GST per copy.
To order a copy of the Standard, simply phone 0800 775 725 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Women's Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medicines Guide is a quick reference guide for health care professionals that provides practical and unbiased specialised information on medicine use in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Guild membership includes free access to this online guide. This fulfils audit requirements under the Drugs in pregnancy and breast feeding category. Note: Please remember to logout when you’ve finished using this guide so that all members can have access to this member benefit. To do that go to ‘My Account’ and click on the logout button. Login details:Username: email@example.comPassword: st6v2qrr
Access the Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Medicines Guide here.