NSW Health Professional Councils and HPCA launch Aboriginal Cultural Safety Strategy

The NSW Health Professional Councils and Health Professional Councils Authority have launched their joint Aboriginal Cultural Safety Strategy 2023 – 2024.

Supporting Resources for Proprietor Oversight

Proprietors must maintain, and be able to demonstrate an awareness of, the way that pharmacy business is being conducted. This article include a range of supporting resources to help with proprietor oversight.

A Ministry of Health message re: Influenza Vaccination Program

An update from the Ministry of Health regarding NSW Health planning for the 2023 influenza vaccination program.

A message from the Ministry of Health re: COVID-19

A COVID-19 update from the Ministry of Health.

Reminder: Annual requirements for pharmacy proprietors and holders of financial interests

If you are a NSW pharmacy owner and/or hold an interest in a NSW pharmacy, there are certain annual declarations and renewals that must be completed. Read to find out more.

Call for Expression of Interest - Shared Lay Members Panel

Please note: The deadline for these Expressions of Interest has now passed. Expressions of interest are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced nominees for appointment by the Minister for Health to the Health Professional Councils Authority Shared Lay...

Podcast: The dangers of high-risk medications

In this episode, we take a closer look at the dangers involved with high-risk medications such as Fentanyl. And what can pharmacists do when dispensing drugs like Fentanyl? Our expert panel features Bruce Battye, Director of the Pharmaceutical Regulatory Unit, along...

Podcast: Keeping the public safe - What pharmacists need to know

In this episode, we discover how the Pharmaceutical Regulatory Unit (the PRU) and the Pharmacy Council of NSW - are working together to keep the public safe. How does the PRU and Council manage complaints and investigations into Pharmacists? And what can pharmacists do...

NSW Pharmacy Quarterly Stakeholder Forum 2022 - Communique

The Pharmacy Council of NSW has launched a new initiative involving a quarterly forum bringing together key pharmacy stakeholder agencies to discuss issues of relevance to the profession. The impetus for this initiative was an increase in complaints about pharmacists...

Primacy of the preceptor

The intern year is a pivotal time in a pharmacist’s career and choosing a preceptor is an important component that requires some thought. Factors that commonly influence the choice of preceptor include convenience to where the intern lives and /or whether there has...