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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
National Prescribing Service Limited
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:National Prescribing Service Limited
Web address:http://www.nps.org.au/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct933561
Date of initial review: 25 Jul 2004
Validity of certificate20 Oct 2013 - Oct 2015
Date of last visit20 Oct 2013
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.

 

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Our people
  (20 Oct 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Independent, evidence-based and not-for-profit, at NPS MedicineWise we provide practical tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests.

We give individuals the tools and knowledge to help them make better decisions about their health and medicines and keep health professionals up to date with the latest evidenced-based information.
  (20 Oct 2013) - Link

Audience:
Independent, evidence-based and not-for-profit, at NPS MedicineWise we provide practical tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests.

We give individuals the tools and knowledge to help them make better decisions about their health and medicines and keep health professionals up to date with the latest evidenced-based information.
  (20 Oct 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website Footer of site
 
This information is not intended as a substitute for medical advice from health professionals. Health professionals should rely on their own expertise and enquiries when providing medical advice or treatment.
  (20 Oct 2013) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy policy
  (20 Oct 2013) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Medicine Update December 2008: Tramadol for pain
  (20 Oct 2013) - Link

Date published: 13 Jun 2013
  (20 Oct 2013) - Link

5. Justification of claims
6. User support and adequation

Maps & directions
Adverse Medicine Events Line
Medicines Line
Give feedback

General enquiries

  (20 Oct 2013) - Link

Possibility to enlarge and reduce the size of the text
 
Accessibility
  (02 Mar 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The NPS website does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content.
  (20 Oct 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
The NPS website does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content.
  (20 Oct 2013) - Link

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