National Prescribing Service Limited (NPS) is a member-based organisation providing accurate, balanced, evidence-based information and services to health professionals and the community on Quality Use of Medicines (QUM). To achieve this we work in partnership with GPs, pharmacists, specialists, other health professionals, government, pharmaceutical industry, consumer organisations and the community. NPS is an independent, non-profit organisation funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
Pharmaceutical Health and Rational Use of Medicines (PHARM)
Pharmaceutical Health And Rational use of Medicines (PHARM) is an expert advisory committee which oversees the Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) component of Australia's National Medicine Policy and provides expert advice to the Minister for Health and Ageing and the Department of Health and Ageing on the Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) strategy. The QUM strategy is based on a partnership approach between consumers, health professionals, industry and government. The PHARM Committee promotes and reviews the QUM strategy in Australia and oversees its implementation. Membership of the PHARM Committee is by appointment by the Minister for Health and Ageing.
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