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Readers may be aware of the outcome of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency’s (AHPRA’s) prosecutions of individuals who were working as pharmacists whilst unregistered and the Healt

19/12/2019

Fentanyl patches and oxycodone tablets together make up more than 50% of forgeries reported in the last 12 months, with benzodiazepines coming in next, such as alprazolam making up 9%.

19/12/2019

Are you a compounding pharmacy who compounds for other stores in your banner group?

19/12/2019

As we come into the traditional busy season in pharmacy, the Council has also continued to remain busy with an ever increasing number of notifications.

19/12/2019

The 2018/19 Annual Report of the Pharmacy Council of NSW is now available.

The 2018/19 Annual Report is structured in three parts:

09/12/2019

The Pharmacy Council of New South Wales is pleased to announce the launch of its Compounding checklist and Premises and equipment guidance for non-sterile complex compounding.

Message from the President 

Welcome, introductions and important updates

19/09/2019

The Council has announced an increase in the complaints component of the registration fee for NSW pharmacists for 2019/20.

19/09/2019

We receive over 300 complaints against pharmacists every year. Each complaint is assessed by us and the Health Care Complaints Commission.

29/03/2019

Authority requirements for certain prescriptions has emerged as a knowledge gap for many pharmacists. Do you know what type of authorities are required for different prescriptions?

29/03/2019