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Medsafe is the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority. We are responsible for the regulation of medicines and medical devices in New Zealand. We ensure that medicines and medical devices are acceptably safe.

News and Events

Date Type Title
2018/2019 About Medsafe Notice of Medsafe Office Closure Christmas/New Year 2018/2019
9 November 2018 Clinical Trials Clinical Trial Site Notification Form (PDF 76 KB, 2 pages)
9 November 2018 Clinical Trials Updated Guidelines - Part 11: Regulatory approval and good clinical practice requirements
9 November 2018 Consultations Outcome of the consultation on the Update to the Guideline on the Regulation of Therapeutic Products – Part 11: Clinical Trials
26 October 2018 Monitoring Communication M² Logo Possible risk of lichen planus or lichenoid drug eruption with zoster (shingles) vaccine or influenza vaccine
26 October 2018 Consultations Proposed warning statement regarding a fire hazard on the labels of paraffin-based skin products
25 October 2018 Media Releases Dangers of purchasing medicines online highlighted
25 October 2018 Committee Medicines Adverse Reaction Committee - 175th meeting - 13 September 2018
18 October 2018 Committees Medicines Assessment Advisory Committee - summary of recommendations from the out-of-session meeting from 29 August to 1 October 2018
18 October 2018 Medicines Influenza Vaccine Composition in 2019
17 October 2018 Committees Medicines Assessment Advisory Committee - Vacancies
8 October 2018 Committees Medicines Classification Committee - Dates and Deadlines
7 October 2018 Compliance Sale of medicines and medical devices via social media
5 October 2018 Media Releases Medsafe statement: Pharmacy Licencing Update
5 October 2018 Committee Medicines Adverse Reaction Committee - Vacancy