Hospital Circular 18/2011
Date Issued: 25 July 2011
Distribution: Public Hospitals
Subject: Highly Specialised Drugs Program
Purpose: To advise hospitals of changes to the Highly Specialised Drugs Program, effective 1 August 2011.
|Filgrastim 5829T||Injection 120mcg in 0.2mL
single use pre-filled syringe
|Epoetin alfa 5723F||Injection 30,000 units
in 0.75mL pre-filled syringe
Further information on the changes including the full restrictions can be found at Commonwealth/State Highly Specialised Drugs Program Guidelines website or Department of Health and Ageing website.
Changes notified by hospital circular will be updated in the Guidelines on the Commonwealth/State Highly Specialised Drugs Program Guidelines website and the claim form amended.