A personally administered item is a prescription item prescribed and administered by a member of the practice team.
The items you can claim as personally administered are:
- Intrauterine device (IUD)
- contraceptive caps and diaphragms
- pessaries listed as appliances
- skin adhesives listed in the Drug Tariff
- sutures and skin closure strips listed in the Drug Tariff
- diagnostic reagents such as dick tests, schick tests and tuberculin tests.
Vaccines, including oral vaccines, can also be claimed as personally administered. There are some exceptions to this.