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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

I recently attended a conference for regulators of Health Professionals. One of the keynote presentations really made me stop and think about what I do day to day.

29/03/2019

Last year we saw a large increase in the number of reported complaints relating to the compounding of medicines in pharmacies in NSW.

27/03/2019

When entering a prescription into the dispense system, it has been found that many pharmacists are not entering all the correct and required information.

27/03/2019

To all you pharmacists out there in the wide world of pharmacy, please be advised that routine inspections of Council registered pharmacies carried out by the inspectors of the Pharmacy Council of

27/03/2019

The 2017/18 Annual Report of the Pharmacy Council is now available.

The 2017/18 annual report is structured in three parts:

26/02/2019

Amendment to the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008

20/12/2018

This month, we interview Council President and long-time community pharmacist, Stuart Ludington, who has been a member of the Pharmacy Council since its formation in 2010.

20/12/2018

Extreme workloads are often a contributing factor to pharmacist errors occurring and complaints being made.

20/12/2018