Last year we saw a large increase in the number of reported complaints relating to the compounding of medicines in pharmacies in NSW.
When entering a prescription into the dispense system, it has been found that many pharmacists are not entering all the correct and required information.
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
Amendment to the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
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.
Extreme workloads are often a contributing factor to pharmacist errors occurring and complaints being made.
The Council congratulates the five local pharmacists who were successful in the recent Council election. Terms of office commence on 1 April 2019.
The successful pharmacists are:
Firstly, I’d like to congratulate Mike Anderson and Paul Sinclair on their re-election to the Council and newly elected members Majella Hill, Marina Holt and Erica Sainsbury who will commence their
Pharmacists claiming payments under the NSW Pharmacy Incentive Scheme no longer need to submit a monthly form to the Ministry of Health’s Pharmaceutical Regulatory Unit.
This article is the first in a series where we get to know our Council members.