Scheduled Medicines Advisory Committee

The Scheduled Medicines Advisory Committee advises the Board on the following matters with respect to the administration or prescribing of scheduled medicines by optometrists for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes:

  • the scheduled medicines or classes of medicines that are suitable for optometrists to administer or prescribe
  • any guidelines that might be required to support safe, competent and effective prescribing or administration practice by optometrists
  • any other matters that the Board may refer from time to time.

Optometry Scheduled Medicines Advisory Committee terms of reference (278 KB,PDF), Word version (363 KB,DOCX).

Membership

Member 
Ms Jane Duffy OAM  Committee Chair, National Board member, optometrist holding a scheduled medicine endorsement 
Associate Professor Daryl Guest  National Board member, optometrist holding a scheduled medicine endorsement 
Professor Alex Gentle  Optometrist who is an academic and educator in optometry 
Mr Graham Lakkis  Optometrist holding a scheduled medicines endorsement 
Vacant Pharmacist
Professor Danny Liew  Medical practitioner with relevant expertise 
Professor Fiona Stapleton  Optometrist who is an academic and educator in optometry 
Dr Diane Webster  Medical practitioner who practises as an ophthalmologist 
Associate Professor James Ziogas  Academic and educator in pharmacology 
 
 
Page reviewed 27/07/2017