Medicines (Designated Prescriber: Nurse Practitioners) Regulations 2005

  • revoked
  • Medicines (Designated Prescriber: Nurse Practitioners) Regulations 2005: revoked, on 1 July 2014, by section 51(a) of the Medicines Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 141).

Reprint
as at 1 July 2014

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Medicines (Designated Prescriber: Nurse Practitioners) Regulations 2005

(SR 2005/266)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 12th day of September 2005

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

  • Medicines (Designated Prescriber: Nurse Practitioners) Regulations 2005: revoked, on 1 July 2014, by section 51(a) of the Medicines Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 141).


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Health.


Pursuant to sections 105 and 105B of the Medicines Act 1981, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice of the Minister of Health tendered after consultation with the organisations or bodies appearing to the Minister to be representative of persons likely to be substantially affected, and acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Medicines (Designated Prescriber: Nurse Practitioners) Regulations 2005.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 November 2005.

3 Purpose of these regulations
  • The purpose of these regulations is to—

    • (a) authorise nurse practitioners who meet specified requirements for competency, qualifications, and training to prescribe certain prescription medicines; and

    • (b) specify, and provide for the specification of, the requirements; and

    • (c) prohibit nurse practitioners who fail to comply with the requirements from prescribing the medicines; and

    • (d) make contraventions of that prohibition an offence.

4 Interpretation
  • In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Act means the Medicines Act 1981

    nurse practitioner means, in so far as he or she is practising the profession of nursing, a health practitioner who—

    • (a) is, or is deemed to be, registered with the Nursing Council as a practitioner of the profession of nursing (whether or not he or she is, or is deemed to be, registered with another authority established or continued by the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 as a practitioner of, and is practising, another health profession); and

    • (b) is permitted to practise within the scope of practice for a nurse practitioner

    nurse practitioner medicine

    • (a) means a substance listed in the Schedule and that is declared to be a prescription medicine by regulations under the Act or by a notice given under section 106 of the Act; but

    • (b) if the substance is declared to be a prescription medicine only in 1 or more specified forms or only for 1 or more specified purposes, does not include the substance in other forms or for other purposes

    Nursing Council means the Nursing Council of New Zealand continued by section 114(1)(a) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.

5 Authority to prescribe nurse practitioner medicines
  • A nurse practitioner may prescribe a nurse practitioner medicine if he or she meets—

    • (a) the requirements in regulation 6 for commencing for the first time to prescribe the medicine; and

    • (b) the additional requirements in regulations 7 and 8 (if relevant) for prescribing the medicine.

6 Requirements for commencing for first time to prescribe
  • Before commencing for the first time to prescribe a nurse practitioner medicine, a nurse practitioner must have—

    • (a) obtained a nurse practitioner prescribing qualification that is specified for the purposes of this paragraph by the Nursing Council by notice in the Gazette; and

    • (b) undertaken the training (if any) that is specified for the purposes of this paragraph by the Nursing Council by notice in the Gazette; and

    • (c) demonstrated, to the satisfaction of the Nursing Council, that he or she is sufficiently knowledgeable to safely prescribe all nurse practitioner medicines.

7 Other training to be undertaken
  • To prescribe a nurse practitioner medicine, a nurse practitioner must have—

    • (a) undertaken successfully the training (if any) that is specified for the purposes of this regulation by the Nursing Council by notice in the Gazette; and

    • (b) done so within the periods, or at the times, specified for the purpose in the notice, if the training is of an ongoing nature.

8 Assessments of competence to be completed
  • To prescribe a nurse practitioner medicine, a nurse practitioner must have—

    • (a) completed successfully the assessment (if any) of competence to prescribe the medicine that is specified for the purposes of this regulation by the Nursing Council by notice in the Gazette; and

    • (b) done so within the periods, or at the times, specified for the purpose in the notice, if the assessment is to be completed at regular intervals.

9 Gazette notices
  • (1) For the purposes of these regulations, a notice in the Gazette

    • (a) comes into force on the 28th day after the date of publication or on a later date specified for the purpose in the notice; and

    • (b) may provide that it expires, if not sooner revoked, with the close of a specified day.

    (2) Within 5 working days after the date of publication of a notice in the Gazette for the purposes of these regulations, and while the notice remains in force, the Nursing Council must ensure that an up-to-date version of the notice is—

    • (a) available on the Internet; and

    • (b) available at the office of the Nursing Council during business hours, so that members of the public may—

      • (i) inspect the notice free of charge; or

      • (ii) obtain a photocopy of the notice for a reasonable fee.

10 Prohibition on prescribing without meeting requirement
  • (1) A nurse practitioner must not prescribe a nurse practitioner medicine unless he or she—

    • (b) prescribes that medicine under and in accordance with another enactment.

    (2) A person commits an offence if he or she contravenes or fails to comply with subclause (1).

    (3) The offence is punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding $500.

    Regulation 10(1): substituted, on 25 March 2011, by regulation 11 of the Medicines (Designated Prescriber—Registered Nurses Practising in Diabetes Health) Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/54).

    Regulation 10(3): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

11 Conditions under which authorised prescribers and veterinary surgeons may prescribe prescription medicines
12 Consequential amendment and revocations
  • (1) The Medicines (Designated Prescriber: Nurses Practising in Aged Care and Child Family Health) Regulations 2001 (SR 2001/230) are consequentially revoked.

    (2) Amendment(s) incorporated in the regulations.

13 Saving for existing designated prescriber nurses
  • (1) An existing designated prescriber nurse must, during the 3 years beginning with 1 November 2005, and despite the revocations effected by regulation 12, be treated as authorised by the former regulations to prescribe a specified prescription medicine if the nurse meets the requirements in the former regulations, and those imposed by the Nursing Council under those regulations before their revocation,—

    • (a) for commencing for the first time to prescribe the medicine; and

    • (b) (if relevant) for prescribing the medicine.

    (2) In this regulation,—

    existing designated prescriber nurse means a person who, immediately before 1 November 2005, was authorised by the former regulations to prescribe a specified prescription medicine

    former regulations means the regulations revoked by regulation 12(1)

    specified prescription medicine means a prescription medicine specified in Part 1A or Part 1B of Schedule 1 of the Medicines Regulations 1984 (as those Parts existed immediately before 1 November 2005).

    (3) Nothing in this regulation prevents an existing designated prescriber nurse from becoming, during the period specified in subclause (1), a nurse practitioner authorised by these regulations to prescribe a nurse practitioner medicine.


Schedule
Substances that are nurse practitioner medicines if they are prescription medicines

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Substances listed in this schedule are nurse practitioner medicines only if, and only in the forms and for the purposes that, they are declared to be prescription medicines by—

  • regulations made under the Act; or

  • a notice given under section 106 of the Act.

119-norandrostenedione
22,4-dinitrochlorobenzene
34-aminopyridine
44-chlorotestosterone
5Abacavir
6Abciximab
7Acamprosate
8Acarbose
9Acebutolol
10Acepromazine
11Acetanilides
12Acetarsol
13Acetazolamide
14Acetohexamide
15Acetylcarbromal
16Acetylcholine
17Acetylcysteine
18Acetyldigitoxin
19Acetylmethyldimethyloximidophenylhydrazine
20Aciclovir
21Acipimox
22Acitretin
23Aconitum spp.
24Acrivastine
25Adalimumab
26Adapalene
27Adefovir
28Adenosine
29Adiphenine
30Adonis vernalis
31Adrenal extract
32Adrenaline
33Agalsidase
34Alatrofloxacin
35Albendazole
36Albumin
37Alclofenac
38Alclometasone
39Alcohol
40Aldosterone
41Alefacept
42Alendronic acid
43Alfacalcidol
44Alfuzosin
45Alglucerase
46Alkyl sulfonals
47Allergens
48Allopurinol
49Allyloestrenol
50Alosetron
51Alphadolone
52Alphaxalone
53Alprenolol
54Alprostadil
55Alseroxylon
56Alteplase
57Amantadine
58Ambenonium
59Ambucetamide
60Ambutonium
61Amcinonide
62Amethocaine
63Amfebutamone
64Amidopyrine
65Amifostine
66Amikacin
67Amiloride
68Aminocaproic acid
69Aminophenazone
70Aminophylline
71Aminosalicylic acid
72Amiodarone
73Amiphenazole
74Amisulpride
75Amitriptyline
76Amlodipine
77Ammi visnaga
78Ammonium bromide
79Amodiaquine
80Amorolfine
81Amoxapine
82Amoxycillin
83Amphomycin
84Amphotericin
85Ampicillin
86Amprenavir
87Amrinone
88Amyl nitrite
89Amylocaine
90Anakinra
91Ancrod and its immunoglobulin antidote
92Anecortave
93Angiotensinamide
94Anistreplase
95Antazoline
96Antibiotic substances
97Antigens
98Antihistamines
99Antimony
100Antisera
101Antithrombin III
102Apocynum spp.
103Apomorphine
104Apraclonidine
105Aprepitant
106Aprotinin
107Aripiprazole
108Arsenic
109Artemether
110Articaine
111Astemizole
112Atazanavir
113Atenolol
114Atomoxetine
115Atorvastatin
116Atosiban
117Atovaquone
118Atropa belladonna
119Atropine
120Atropine methonitrate
121Auranofin
122Aurothiomalate sodium
123Aviptadil
124Azacyclonol
125Azapropazone
126Azaribine
127Azatadine
128Azathioprine
129Azelaic acid
130Azelastine
131Azithromycin
132Azlocillin
133Aztreonam
134Bacampicillin
135Bacitracin
136Baclofen
137Balsalazide
138Bambuterol
139Bamethan
140Bamipine
141Becaplermin
142Beclamide
143Beclomethasone
144Bemegride
145Benactyzine
146Benazepril
147Bendrofluazide
148Benethamine penicillin
149Benorylate
150Benperidol
151Benserazide
152Benzathine penicillin
153Benzatropine
154Benzhexol
155Benzilonium
156Benzocaine
157Benzoyl metronidazole
158Benzoyl peroxide
159Benzthiazide
160Benzydamine
161Benzylpenicillin
162Bepridil
163Beractant
164Beta carotene
165Betahistine
166Betamethasone
167Betaxolol
168Bethanechol
169Bethanidine
170Bevantolol
171Bezafibrate
172Bifonazole
173Bimatoprost
174Biperiden
175Bismuth
176Bisoprolol
177Bivalirudin
178Blood clotting factors
179Blood corpuscles
180Blood, whole
181Bolenol
182Bosentan
183Botulinum toxins
184Bretylium
185Brimonidine
186Brinzolamide
187Bromocriptine
188Bromoform
189Brompheniramine
190Bromvaletone
191Buclizine
192Budesonide
193Bufexamac
194Bumetanide
195Buphenine
196Bupivacaine
197Bupropion
198Buserelin
199Buspirone
200Butacaine
201Butoconazole
202Butorphanol
203Butyl aminobenzoate
204Butylchloral hydrate
205Cabergoline
206Calcipotriol
207Calcitonin
208Calcitriol
209Calcium carbimide
210Calcium polystyrene sulphonate
211Camphorated oil
212Candesartan
213Candicidin
214Capreomycin
215Captodiame
216Captopril
217Capuride
218Caramiphen
219Carbachol
220Carbamazepine
221Carbaryl
222Carbazochrome
223Carbenicillin
224Carbenoxolone
225Carbetocin
226Carbidopa
227Carbimazole
228Carbocromen
229Carbromal
230Carbutamide
231Carbuterol
232Carindacillin
233Carisoprodol
234Carprofen
235Carvedilol
236Caspofungin
237Catalin
238Cefacetrile
239Cefaclor
240Cefaloridine
241Cefamandole
242Cefapirin
243Cefazolin
244Cefepime
245Cefetamet
246Cefixime
247Cefodizime
248Cefonicid
249Cefoperazone
250Cefotaxime
251Cefotetan
252Cefotiam
253Cefoxitin
254Cefpirome
255Cefpodoxime
256Cefsulodin
257Ceftazidime
258Ceftibuten
259Ceftriaxone
260Cefuroxime
261Celecoxib
262Celiprolol
263Cephalexin
264Cephalothin
265Cephazolin
266Cephradine
267Cerivastatin
268Cetirizine
269Cetrorelix
270Chenodeoxycholic acid
271Chloral hydrate
272Chloralose
273Chloramphenicol
274Chlorcyclizine
275Chlormerodrin
276Chlormethiazole
277Chlormezanone
278Chloroquine
279Chlorothiazide
280Chlorotrianisene
281Chloroxydienone
282Chlorpheniramine
283Chlorpromazine
284Chlorpropamide
285Chlorprothixene
286Chlorquinaldol
287Chlortetracycline
288Chlorthalidone
289Chlorzoxazone
290Cholera vaccine
291Chymopapain
292Ciclacillin
293Ciclesonide
294Ciclopirox
295Cidofovir
296Cilastatin
297Cilazapril
298Cimetidine
299Cinacalcet
300Cinchocaine
301Cinoxacin
302Ciprofloxacin
303Cisapride
304Citalopram
305Clarithromycin
306Clavulanic acid
307Clemastine
308Clemizole
309Clidinium
310Clindamycin
311Clioquinol
312Clobetasol
313Clobetasone
314Clocortolone
315Clodronic acid
316Clofazimine
317Clofibrate
318Clomiphene
319Clomipramine
320Clomocycline
321Clonidine
322Clopamide
323Clopidogrel
324Clorexolone
325Clostebol
326Clotrimazole
327Cloxacillin
328Clozapine
329Cobalt
330Co-dergocrine
331Colchicine
332Colchicum
333Colecalciferol
334Colestipol
335Colestyramine
336Colfosceril
337Colistin
338Collagen
339Corticosterone
340Cortisone and other steroidal hormones of the adrenal cortex
341Co-trimoxazole
342Coumarin
343Crystal violet
344Cyclandelate
345Cyclizine
346Cyclobenzaprine
347Cyclofenil
348Cycloheximide
349Cyclopenthiazide
350Cyclopentolate
351Cyclopropane
352Cycloserine
353Cyclosporin
354Cyclothiazide
355Cyproheptadine
356Cyproterone
357Cysteamine
358Dalfopristin
359Dalteparin
360Danaparoid
361Danthron
362Dantrolene
363Dapsone
364Darbepoetin
365Datura spp.
366Deanol
367Debrisoquine
368Deferiprone
369Deflazacort
370Dehydrocorticosterone
371Delavirdine
372Demeclocycline
373Deoxycortone
374Deoxyribonuclease
375Desferrioxamine
376Desipramine
377Desirudin
378Deslanoside
379Desloratadine
380Desmopressin
381Desogestrel
382Desonide
383Desoximetasone
384Dexamethasone
385Dexchlorpheniramine
386Dexfenfluramine
387Dextromethorphan
388Dextrorphan
389Diazoxide
390Dibenzepin
391Dibrompropamidine
392Dichloralphenazone
393Dichlorophen
394Dichlorphenamide
395Diclofenac
396Dicloxacillin
397Dicyclomine
398Didanosine
399Dienoestrol
400Dienogest
401Diethazine
402Diethylcarbamazine
403Diflorasone
404Diflucortolone
405Diflunisal
406Digitalis lanata
407Digitalis purpurea
408Digitoxin
409Digoxin
410Digoxin-specific antibody fragment
411Dihydralazine
412Dihydroergotoxine
413Dihydrotachysterol
414Diltiazem
415Dimenhydrinate
416Dimercaprol
417Dimethindene
418Dimethothiazine
419Dimethyl sulphoxide
420Dinoprost
421Dinoprostone
422Diperodon
423Diphemanil
424Diphenhydramine
425Diphenidol
426Diphenylpyraline
427Diphtheria toxoid
428Dipivefrin
429Dipyridamole
430Dirithromycin
431Disopyramide
432Distigmine
433Disulfiram
434Disulphamide
435Ditiocarb
436Dobutamine
437Dofetilide
438Dolasetron
439Domperidone
440Donepezil
441Dopamine
442Dopexamine
443Dornase
444Dorzolamide
445Dothiepin
446Doxantrazole
447Doxapram
448Doxazosin
449Doxepin
450Doxycycline
451Doxylamine
452Droperidol
453Drospirenone
454Drotecogin
455Duloxetine
456Dutasteride
457Dydrogesterone
458Econazole
459Ecothiopate
460Ectylurea
461Edetic acid
462Edoxudine
463Efalizumab
464Efavirenz
465Eflornithine
466Eformoterol
467Eletriptan
468Emepronium
469Emetine
470Emtricitabine
471Enalapril
472Enfuvirtide
473Enoxacin
474Enoxaparin
475Enoximone
476Entacapone
477Entecavir
478Epinastine
479Eplerenone
480Epoetins
481Epoprostenol
482Eprosartan
483Eptifibatide
484Ergocalciferol
485Ergometrine
486Ergot
487Ergotamine
488Ergotoxine
489Ertapenem
490Erysimum spp.
491Erythromycin
492Erythropoietin
493Escitalopram
494Esmolol
495Esomeprazole
496Estropipate
497Etanercept
498Ethacrynic acid
499Ethambutol
500Ethanolamine
501Ethinyloestradiol
502Ethionamide
503Ethoheptazine
504Ethopropazine
505Ethotoin
506Ethyl chloride
507Ethynodiol
508Etidocaine
509Etidronic acid
510Etilefrine
511Etodolac
512Etofenamate
513Etoricoxib
514Etretinate
515Everolimus
516Ezetimibe
517Factor VIII inhibitor bypassing fraction
518Famciclovir
519Famotidine
520Felodipine
521Fenbufen
522Fenclofenac
523Fenfluramine
524Fenofibrate
525Fenoldopam
526Fenoprofen
527Fenoterol
528Fenpipramide
529Fexofenadine
530Fibrin
531Fibrinogen
532Fibrinolysin
533Filgrastim
534Finasteride
535Flecainide
536Fleroxacin
537Floctafenine
538Fluanisone
539Fluclorolone
540Flucloxacillin
541Fluconazole
542Flucytosine
543Fludrocortisone
544Flufenamic acid
545Flumazenil
546Flumethasone
547Flumethiazide
548Flunisolide
549Fluocinolone
550Fluocinonide
551Fluocortin
552Fluocortolone
553Fluorescein
554Fluorides
555Fluorometholone
556Fluoxetine
557Flupenthixol
558Fluphenazine
559Flurandrenolone
560Flurbiprofen
561Fluroxene
562Fluspirilene
563Fluticasone
564Fluvastatin
565Fluvoxamine
566Folic acid
567Folinic acid
568Follicle stimulating hormone
569Follitropin
570Fondaparinux
571Formestane
572Formoterol
573Fosamprenavir
574Foscarnet
575Fosinopril
576Fosphenytoin
577Framycetin
578Frusemide
579Furazolidone
580Fusidic acid
581Gabapentin
582Galantamine
583Galanthus spp.
584Ganciclovir
585Ganirelix
586Gatifloxacin
587Gemeprost
588Gemfibrozil
589Gemifloxacin
590Gentamicin
591Gestodene
592Gestonorone
593Gestrinone
594Glatiramer acetate
595Glibenclamide
596Glibornuride
597Gliclazide
598Glimepiride
599Glipizide
600Glisoxepide
601Glutathione
602Glyceryl trinitrate
603Glycopyrronium
604Glymidine
605Goserelin
606Gramicidin
607Grainsetron
608Grepafloxacin
609Griseofulvin
610Guaiphenesin
611Guanabenz
612Guanethidine
613Hachimycin
614Haematin
615Haemophilus influenzae vaccine
616Halcinonide
617Halofantrine
618Halofenate
619Haloperidol
620Halquinol
621Hemerocallis
622Heparins
623Hepatitis A vaccine
624Hepatitis B vaccine
625Hetacillin
626Hexachlorophane
627Hexetidine
628Hexobendine
629Hexoprenaline
630Histamine
631Homatropine
632Human protein C
633Hyaluronic acid
634Hydralazine
635Hydrargaphen
636Hydrochlorothiazide
637Hydrocortisone
638Hydrocyanic acid
639Hydroflumethiazide
640Hydroquinone
641Hydroxychloroquine
642Hydroxyephedrine
643Hydroxyphenamate
644Hydroxyprogesterone
645Hydroxyzine
646Hylan polymer
647Hyoscine
648Hyoscine butylbromide
649Hyoscyamine
650Hyoscyamus niger
651Hypothalamic releasing factors
652Hypromellose
653Ibandronic acid
654Ibuprofen
655Ibuterol
656Ibutilide
657Idoxuridine
658Iloprost
659Imiglucerase
660Imipenem
661Imipramine
662Imiquimod
663Immunoglobulins
664Indapamide
665Indinavir
666Indomethacin
667Indoramin
668Infliximab
669Influenza and coryza vaccines
670Insulins
671Ipecacuanha
672Ipratropium
673Iprindole
674Iproniazid
675Irbesartan
676Iron
677Isoaminile
678Isoamyl nitrite
679Isobutyl nitrite
680Isocarboxazid
681Isoconazole
682Isoetarine
683Isometheptene
684Isoniazid
685Isoprenaline
686Isoprinosine
687Isopropamide
688Isosorbide dinitrate
689Isosorbide mononitrate
690Isotretinoin
691Isoxicam
692Isoxsuprine
693Isradipine
694Itraconazole
695Ivermectin
696Kanamycin
697Ketanserin
698Ketoconazole
699Ketoprofen
700Ketorolac
701Ketotifen
702Khellin
703Labetalol
704Lacidipine
705Lamivudine
706Lamotrigine
707Lanatosides
708Lanreotide
709Lansoprazole
710Laronidase-rch
711Latamoxef
712Latanoprost
713Lauromacrogol
714Lead
715Leflunomide
716Lenograstim
717Lepirudin
718Leptazol
719Lercanidipine
720Leucovorin
721Leuprorelin
722Levamisole
723Levetiracetam
724Levobunolol
725Levobupivacaine
726Levocabastine
727Levocetirizine
728Levodopa
729Levonorgestrel
730Levosimendan
731Lidoflazine
732Lignocaine
733Lincomycin
734Lindane
735Linezolid
736Liothyronine
737Liquorice deglycyrrhizinised
738Lisinopril
739Lisuride
740Lithium
741Lofexidine
742Lomefloxacin
743Loperamide
744Lopinavir
745Loracarbef
746Loratadine
747Losartan
748Loxapine
749Lumefantrine
750Lumiracoxib
751Luteinising hormone
752Lymecycline
753Mafenide
754Maprotiline
755Measles vaccine
756Mebeverine
757Mebhydrolin
758Mebutamate
759Mecamylamine
760Mecillinam
761Meclocycline
762Meclofenamate
763Meclofenoxate
764Meclozine
765Medigoxin
766Medroxyprogesterone
767Medrysone
768Mefenamic acid
769Mefloquine
770Mefruside
771Megestrol
772Melagatran
773Melatonin
774Melengestrol
775Melia azedarach
776Meloxicam
777Memantine
778Meningococcal vaccine
779Menotrophin
780Mepacrine
781Mepenzolate
782Mephenesin
783Mephentermine
784Mepindolol
785Mepivacaine
786Meptazinol
787Mepyramine
788Mequitazine
789Meropenem
790Mesalazine
791Mesna
792Mesterolone
793Mestranol
794Metaraminol
795Metergoline
796Metformin
797Methacholine
798Methacycline
799Methanthelinium
800Methazolamide
801Methdilazine
802Methicillin
803Methimazole
804Methixene
805Methocarbamol
806Methohexitone
807Methoin
808Methotrexate
809Methotrimeprazine
810Methoxamine
811Methoxsalen
812Methoxyflurane
813Methsuximide
814Methyclothiazide
815Methyl aminolevulinate
816Methyldopa
817Methylene blue
818Methylergometrine
819Methylpentynol
820Methylprednisolone
821Methyltestosterone
822Methylthiouracil
823Methysergide
824Metoclopramide
825Metolazone
826Metoprolol
827Metrifonate
828Metronidazole
829Mexiletine
830Mezlocillin
831Mianserin
832Mibefradil
833Miconazole
834Midodrine
835Mifepristone
836Miglitol
837Milrinone
838Minocycline
839Minoxidil
840Mirtazapine
841Misoprostol
842Moclobemide
843Modafinil
844Molgramostim
845Molindone
846Mometasone
847Monobenzone
848Montelukast
849Moperone
850Morazone
851Moricizine
852Motrazepam
853Motretinide
854Moxifloxacin
855Mumps vaccine
856Mupirocin
857Muraglitazar
858Nabumetone
859Nadolol
860Nadroparin
861Nafarelin
862Naftidrofuryl
863Nalbuphine
864Nalidixic acid
865Nalorphine
866Naloxone
867Naltrexone
868Naproxen
869Naratriptan
870Natamycin
871Nateglinide
872Nebacumab
873Nedocromil
874Nefazodone
875Nefopam
876Nelfinavir
877Neomycin
878Nerium oleander
879Nesiritide
880Netilmicin
881Nevirapine
882Nialamide
883Nicardipine
884Nicergoline
885Nicofuranose
886Nicorandil
887Nicotine
888Nicoumalone
889Nifedipine
890Nifenazone
891Nikethamide
892Nimesulide
893Nimodipine
894Nimorazole
895Niridazole
896Nisoldipine
897Nitrendipine
898Nitrofurantoin
899Nitrofurazone
900Nitrous oxide
901Nitroxoline
902Nizatidine
903Nomifensine
904Noradrenaline
905Norelgestromin
906Norethisterone
907Norfloxacin
908Norgestrel
909Nortriptyline
910Nux vomica
911Nystatin
912Octamylamine
913Octatropine
914Octocog alfa
915Octreotide
916Octyl nitrite
917Oestradiol
918Oestriol
919Oestrogens
920Oestrone
921Ofloxacin
922Olanzapine
923Oleandomycin
924Oleandrin
925Olopatadine
926Olsalazine
927Omalizumab
928Omeprazole
929Ondansetron
930Opipramol
931Orciprenaline
932Orlistat
933Ornidazole
934Ornipressin
935Orphenadrine
936Oseltamivir
937Ouabain
938Oxacillin
939Oxaprozin
940Oxcarbazepine
941Oxedrine
942Oxetacaine
943Oxitropium
944Oxolamine
945Oxolinic acid
946Oxpentifylline
947Oxprenolol
948Oxybuprocaine
949Oxybutynin
950Oxyphenbutazone
951Oxyphencyclimine
952Oxyphenisatin
953Oxyphenonium
954Oxytetracycline
955Oxytocin
956Palivizumab
957Palonosetron
958Pamidronic acid
959Pancreatic enzymes
960Pantoprazole
961Papaverine
962Paracetamol
963Paraldehyde
964Paramethasone
965Parecoxib
966Paromomycin
967Paroxetine
968Pefloxacin
969Pegaptanib
970Pegfilgrastim
971Penbutolol
972Penciclovir
973Penicillamine
974Pentaerythrityl tetranitrate
975Pentamidine
976Pentazocine
977Penthienate
978Pentosan polysulfate sodium
979Pentoxifylline
980Pergolide
981Perhexiline
982Pericyazine
983Perindopril
984Permethrin
985Perphenazine
986Pertussis antigen
987Phenacemide
988Phenazone
989Phenazopyridine
990Phenelzine
991Pheneticillin
992Phenformin
993Phenindione
994Pheniramine
995Phenisatin
996Phenol
997Phenolphthalein
998Phenoxybenzamine
999Phenoxymethylpenicillin
1000Phensuximide
1001Phentolamine
1002Phenylbutazone
1003Phenylephrine
1004Phenylpropanolamine
1005Phenyltoloxamine
1006Phenytoin
1007Phthalylsulphathiazole
1008Physostigmine
1009Pilocarpine
1010Pimecrolimus
1011Pimozide
1012Pinacidil
1013Pindolol
1014Pioglitazone
1015Pipemidic acid
1016Pipenzolate
1017Piperacillin
1018Piperidine
1019Piperidolate
1020Pipothiazine
1021Piracetam
1022Pirbuterol
1023Pirenzepine
1024Piretanide
1025Pirfenoxone
1026Piroxicam
1027Pivampicillin
1028Pizotifen
1029Plasma
1030Plasma protein fraction
1031Plasmin
1032Plasminogen activator
1033Platelets
1034Pneumococcal vaccine
1035Podophyllotoxin
1036Podophyllum emodi
1037Podophyllum peltatum
1038Poliomyelitis vaccine
1039Polyestradiol
1040Polylactic acid
1041Polymyxin
1042Polythiazide
1043Poractant alpha
1044Posaconazole
1045Potassium bromide
1046Practolol
1047Pralidoxime
1048Pramipexole
1049Pramocaine
1050Prasterone
1051Pravastatin
1052Praziquantel
1053Prazosin
1054Prednisolone
1055Prednisone
1056Pregabalin
1057Pregnenolone
1058Prenalterol
1059Prenylamine
1060Prilocaine
1061Primaquine
1062Primidone
1063Probenecid
1064Probucol
1065Procainamide
1066Procaine
1067Procaine penicillin
1068Prochlorperazine
1069Procyclidine
1070Progesterone
1071Progestogens
1072Proglumide
1073Proguanil
1074Prolintane
1075Promazine
1076Promethazine
1077Propafenone
1078Propamidine
1079Propanidid
1080Propantheline
1081Propionibacterium acnes
1082Propranolol
1083Propylthiouracil
1084Propyphenazone
1085Proquazone
1086Proscillaridin
1087Prostaglandins
1088Protamine sulphate
1089Prothionamide
1090Prothipendyl
1091Protoveratrines
1092Protriptyline
1093Proxymetacaine
1094Pulmonaria spp.
1095Pyrazinamide
1096Pyridinolcarbamate
1097Pyridostigmine
1098Pyridoxine
1099Pyrimethamine
1100Quazepam
1101Quebracho
1102Quetiapine
1103Quinagolide
1104Quinapril
1105Quinethazone
1106Quinidine
1107Quinine
1108Quinisocaine
1109Quinupristin
1110Rabeprazole
1111Rabies vaccine
1112Raloxifene
1113Ramipril
1114Ranitidine
1115Rasburicase
1116Rauwolfia serpentina
1117Rauwolfia vomitoria
1118Reboxetine
1119Remoxipride
1120Repaglinide
1121Reserpine
1122Reteplase
1123Rifabutin
1124Rifampicin
1125Rifamycin
1126Rifapentine
1127Rimiterol
1128Risedronic acid
1129Risperidone
1130Ritodrine
1131Ritonavir
1132Rivastigmine
1133Rizatriptan
1134Rofecoxib
1135Rolitetracycline
1136Ropinirole
1137Ropivacaine
1138Rosiglitazone
1139Rosoxacin
1140Rosuvastatin
1141Roxithromycin
1142Rubella vaccine
1143Sabadilla
1144Salbutamol
1145Salcatonin
1146Salmeterol
1147Saquinavir
1148Selegiline
1149Sertindole
1150Sertraline
1151Serum, dried human
1152Sevelamer
1153Sex hormones and all substances having sex hormone activity
1154Sibutramine
1155Sildenafil
1156Silicones
1157Silver sulfadiazine
1158Simvastatin
1159Sirolimus
1160Sisomicin
1161Sodium bromide
1162Sodium cellulose phosphate
1163Sodium cromoglycate
1164Sodium morrhuate
1165Sodium nitroprusside
1166Sodium phosphate
1167Sodium polystyrene sulphonate
1168Sodium tetradecyl sulphate
1169Solifenacin
1170Somatostatin
1171Somatropin
1172Sotalol
1173Sparfloxacin
1174Spectinomycin
1175Spiramycin
1176Spirapril
1177Spironolactone
1178Stavudine
1179Steroid hormones
1180Stilboestrol
1181Streptodornase
1182Streptokinase
1183Streptomycin
1184Strontium ranelate
1185Strophanthin
1186Strophanthin-k
1187Strophanthus
1188Strychnos spp.
1189Sulbactam
1190Sulconazole
1191Sulfacetamide
1192Sulfadiazine
1193Sulfadimethoxine
1194Sulfadimidine
1195Sulfadoxine
1196Sulfafurazole
1197Sulfaguanidine
1198Sulfamerazine
1199Sulfamethizole
1200Sulfamethoxazole
1201Sulfamethoxydiazine
1202Sulfamethoxypyridazine
1203Sulfametrole
1204Sulfamonomethoxine
1205Sulfamoxole
1206Sulfaphenazole
1207Sulfapyridine
1208Sulfasalazine
1209Sulfathiazole
1210Sulfatroxazole
1211Sulfinpyrazone
1212Sulfomyxin
1213Sulfonmethane
1214Sulindac
1215Sultamicillin
1216Sulthiame
1217Sumatriptan
1218Suprofen
1219Sutilains
1220Tacrine
1221Tacrolimus
1222Tadalafil
1223Tamoxifen
1224Tamsulosin
1225Tanacetum vulgare
1226Tazarotene
1227Tazobactam
1228Tegaserod
1229Teicoplanin
1230Telithromycin
1231Telmisartan
1232Tenecteplase
1233Tenofovir
1234Tenoxicam
1235Terazosin
1236Terbinafine
1237Terbutaline
1238Terfenadine
1239Terlipressin
1240Teropterin
1241Tetanus antitoxin
1242Tetanus toxoid
1243Tetrabenazine
1244Tetracycline
1245Tetraethylammonium
1246Tetroxoprim
1247Thenyldiamine
1248Theophylline
1249Thevetia peruviana
1250Thevetin
1251Thiethylperazine
1252Thioacetazone
1253Thiocarlide
1254Thioproperazine
1255Thioridazine
1256Thiothixene
1257Thiouracil
1258Thrombin
1259Thymoxamine
1260Thyroid
1261Thyroxine
1262Tiagabine
1263Tiaprofenic acid
1264Tiaramide
1265Tibolone
1266Ticarcillin
1267Ticlopidine
1268Tiemonium
1269Tiletamine
1270Tiludronic acid
1271Timolol
1272Tinidazole
1273Tinzaparin
1274Tioconazole
1275Tiotropium
1276Tirilazad
1277Tirofiban
1278Tobramycin
1279Tocainide
1280Tolazamide
1281Tolazoline
1282Tolbutamide
1283Tolcapone
1284Tolfenamic acid
1285Tolmetin
1286Tolonium
1287Tolrestat
1288Tolterodine
1289Topiramate
1290Torasemide
1291Toremifene
1292Toxoids
1293Tramadol
1294Trandolapril
1295Tranexamic acid
1296Tranylcypromine
1297Travoprost
1298Trazodone
1299Treprostinil
1300Tretinoin
1301Triacetyloleandomycin
1302Triamcinolone
1303Triamterene
1304Trichlormethiazide
1305Trichloroacetic acid
1306Trichloroethylene
1307Triclofos
1308Tricyclamol
1309Tridihexethyl
1310Trifluoperazine
1311Trifluperidol
1312Triflupromazine
1313Trimeprazine
1314Trimetaphan
1315Trimethoprim
1316Trimipramine
1317Trioxysalen
1318Triple antigen vaccine
1319Triprolidine
1320Triptorelin
1321Troglitazone
1322Trometamol
1323Tropicamide
1324Tropisetron
1325Trovafloxacin
1326Troxidone
1327Tryptophan
1328Tulobuterol
1329Typhoid vaccine
1330Unoprostone
1331Urapidil
1332Urofollitropin
1333Urokinase
1334Ursodeoxycholic acid
1335Vaccines
1336Valaciclovir
1337Valdecoxib
1338Valganciclovir
1339Valnoctamide
1340Valproic acid
1341Valsartan
1342Vancomycin
1343Vardenafil
1344Varicella vaccine
1345Vasopressin
1346Venlafaxine
1347Verapamil
1348Veratrum
1349Verteporfin
1350Vidarabine
1351Vigabatrin
1352Viloxazine
1353Vincamine
1354Vinyl ether
1355Viprynium
1356Virginiamycin
1357Visnadine
1358Vitamin A
1359Vitamin D
1360Voriconazole
1361Warfarin
1362Xamoterol
1363Xanthinol nicotinate
1364Ximelagatran
1365Xipamide
1366Yohimbine
1367Zafirlukast
1368Zalcitabine
1369Zaleplon
1370Zanamivir
1371Zidovudine
1372Zinc
1373Ziprasidone
1374Zoledronic acid
1375Zolmitriptan
1376Zolpidem
1377Zopiclone
1378Zoxazolamine
1379Zuclopenthixol

Diane Morcom,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 September 2005.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Medicines (Designated Prescriber: Nurse Practitioners) Regulations 2005 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status
  • Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint
  • Medicines Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 141): section 51(a)

    Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81): section 413

    Medicines (Designated Prescriber—Registered Nurses Practising in Diabetes Health) Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/54): regulation 11