PBS and RPBS stationery

Stationery for nurse practitioners and midwives

About stationery that nurse practitioners and midwives use to prescribe PBS medicines and how to get the stationery.

The table below outlines how to get prescription pads and stationery items for nurse practitioners and midwives.

Stationery type About the stationery Getting your stationery When you can expect to get it

PBS and RPBS computer generated prescription form

You can use the A4 green PBS and RPBS computer-generated prescriptions with your prescribing software.

Our details are printed on the back of the prescription form instead of the prescriber or practice details. We no longer use different coloured forms for nurse practitioners.

Complete and submit the order for PBS/RPBS computer prescription forms for all eligible prescribers form (PB229).

We send orders within 3 business days.

Personalised authority prescription pad

You can use the orange handwritten PBS and RPBS prescription pad to prescribe only 1 authority required (streamlined) and authority required items per prescription. Your prescriber details may be pre-printed on this form.

Complete and submit the order for PBS/RPBS personalised authority prescription books for nurse practitioners and midwives form (PB034).

We send orders within 28 calendar days.

Personalised prescription pad

You can use the orange handwritten PBS and RPBS prescription pad to prescribe up to 3 unrestricted, restricted and non-PBS items per prescription. Your prescriber details may be pre-printed on this form.

Complete and submit the order for PBS/RPBS personalised prescription books for nurse practitioners and midwives form (PB036).

Prescriber bag supplies order book

Use this form to claim prescriber bag supplies listed in the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits. Available for eligible nurse practitioners only.

Complete and submit the request for prescriber bag supplies order book form (PB157).

We send orders for the current 2 year period within 7 days.

Non-personalised authority prescription pad

You can order a blank emergency supply of prescriptions when you’ve temporarily run out and are waiting for your personalised authority prescription order to arrive.

Call us.

We send orders within 2 business days.

Non-personalised prescription pads

You can order a blank emergency supply of prescriptions when you’ve temporarily run out and are waiting for your personalised prescription order to arrive.

This information was printed Monday 27 May 2019 from https://www.humanservices.gov.au/organisations/health-professionals/services/medicare/pbs-and-rpbs-stationery/how-get-your-pbs-stationery/stationery-nurse-practitioners-and-midwives It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.

Page last updated: 9 April 2019