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.
As highlighted in the President’s message, the past few months have seen a concerning upward trend in the number of complaints coming to Council’s attention which are serious enough to warrant imme
Council inspectors have advised that, although it was released in February 2018, about 50% of routine pharmacy inspections have shown the pharmacy to be non-compliant in so far as the Austr
The call for nominations for election to the Pharmacy Council is now open.
It’s been a busy time for the Pharmacy Council. The last few months have seen a concerning upward trend in serious complaints being raised.
The Council operates an education and research grants funding program with two rounds of funding offered each year.
‘Please could I have the original brand?’
‘Of course Madam…you’ll just have to wait three days for us to get it in.’
Health practitioners are traditionally reluctant to make mandatory notifications for various reasons.
The Council is concerned that some pharmacists are putting the public at risk through an unwillingness to challenge a prescriber when they see a prescription that is inappropriate, unclear or not u