Council Membership Vacancies

Expressions of interest are invited for membership of the Pharmacy Council of NSW for the following vacancies: 1 Pharmacist involved in tertiary education of pharmacists 1 Pharmacist with expertise in working at a hospital pharmacy 2 Community members 1 Lawyer The...
NSW Pharmacy Quarterly stakeholder forum
The Pharmacy Council of NSW holds a quarterly forum bringing together key pharmacy stakeholder agencies to discuss issues of relevance to the profession.

Council Annual Reports 2022/23

For the 2022/23 reporting period, the joint annual report of the 15 NSW Health Professional Councils (Councils) is now available.

Cultural safety

The joint Councils and HPCA Aboriginal Cultural Safety Strategy 2023 - 2024 aims to strengthen cultural safety within the NSW regulatory system through increased participation of Aboriginal people and collaboration with stakeholders.

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...

2018/19 Annual Report

The 2018/19 Annual Report of the Pharmacy Council of NSW is now available. The 2018/19 Annual Report is structured in three parts: Part 1 Information that is common across all Councils, including the responsibilities of Councils, governance, compliance and data reports...

Access to information

We are required to make certain information available and respond to requests for information. This means that information will generally be released unless there is an overriding public interest against disclosure. From 1 July 2010 the Government Information (Public...

I have to attend drug or alcohol screening

Some practitioners need to attend screening for drug and/or alcohol use. This page explains the process and provides the policies, procedures and practical information these practitioners will need.

Pharmacy Council releases fact sheet on compounding

The Pharmacy Council of New South Wales has released a fact sheet about raw materials used in compounding. This comes in response to a number of complaints received by the Council in relation to the authenticity of raw materials used in compounded preparations. Stuart...

A case study of what not to do in your pharmacy

In circumstances where a pharmacist or any health practitioner finds themselves experiencing difficulties they should seek immediately help from other health professionals as required. In a recent decision of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) a...