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Information for Healthcare Professionals

Revised: 15 December 2017

This section provides information useful to healthcare professionals.


Medsafe Advice

25 December 2017
- 5 January 2018
About Medsafe Notice of Medsafe Office Closure Christmas/New Year 2017/2018
12 December 2017 Safety Information Surgical Mesh Implants - Update
5 December 2017 Dear Healthcare Professional Letter Ofev - Information on severe liver injury in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (PDF 1052 KB, 2 pages)
5 December 2017 Monitoring Communications Update - Possible risk of hypothyroidism in infants exposed to iodine-containing contrast agents
27 November 2017 Committees Agenda for the 172nd Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee meeting - 7 December 2017
19 October 2017 Vaccine Safety Where can I find information about vaccines
16 October 2017 Consumer Information Leaflets Taking metformin for gestational diabetes (PDF 255 KB, 2 pages)
29 Sepember 2017 Committees Minutes of the 171st meeting of the Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee - 14 September 2017
7 September 2017 Publications Prescriber Update 38(3) September 2017


Education and Information

How medicines are classified, guidance for natural health practitioners and data sheets.



Safety related information on medicines and medical devices including recalls, early warnings and adverse reactions.



Healthcare professionals responsibilities with regard to the use of medicines and medical devices on patients.


Report a Problem

How to report quality and safety concerns with medicines and medical devices.

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