New e-recall program kicks off

The recall process for therapeutic goods is set to be streamlined for pharmacists with the launch of GS1 Recallnet Healthcare – an electronic product recall notification management system.

Developed over four years by GS1 Australia, in association with the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA), the TGA, state and territory health departments and medical device and pharmaceutical suppliers, GS1 Recallnet Healthcare went live on 1 April.

It is an online portal that will allow users to create recall and non-recall notifications that follow the uniform recall