Practitioner

Exemption from storage requirements for goods requiring refrigeration

A new exemption is now in force exempting the pharmacist in charge of a pharmacy from the storage requirements of clause 73(1) and clause 76 of the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008, where the pharmacy is a hospital pharmacy or a retail pharmacy. This...

Attention Pharmacy Owners - revised lodgement dates for 2018

There has been a trend for pharmacy business structures to become increasingly complex over time. This has led to an increase in the volume and complexity of business and financial documentation provided to the Council in support of an ownership application (new...

Council Annual Report 2016/17

The 2016/17 Annual Report of the Pharmacy Council is now available. The 2016/17 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 for...
Council membership
This page lists membership vacancies with the Pharmacy Council of NSW.

Good practice to prescribing and dispensing compounded medicines

The Pharmacy Board of Australia and Medical Board of Australia have released a joint statement to remind pharmacists and medical practitioners of their respective responsibilities relating to compounded medicines which in turn will protect patients. A compounded...

Codeine to be script-only

Pain is a significant health burden for many Australians, with up to one in five Australians living with chronic pain. A large proportion of the population rely on over the counter combination medicines containing codeine to manage this pain. However, from 1 February...

Lost, Stolen and Forged Prescriptions

The NSW Ministry of Health will now be publishing the prescriber details of prescriptions reported to have been lost, stolen or forged, on the NSW Ministry of Health website. To report the loss, theft or forgery of prescriptions, pharmacists and authorised...

Owner declarations

Have you submitted your annual declaration yet? Persons holding a financial interest in a NSW pharmacy business must provide the Pharmacy Council of NSW with an annual declaration regarding such interest. 94% of owners have submitted their annual declaration, if you...

Pharmacist vaccination proving to be win/win for everyone. However…

The introduction of pharmacist administered vaccines has proved to be very successful with this service regarded as a winner for all concerned and instrumental in changing perceptions about the role of community pharmacy. A registered pharmacist initiating and...

Education and Research Grants

Did you know that the Pharmacy Council of NSW has an Education and Research Grants program? Applications for the latest round of grants funding opened on 1 September and close on 1 November. If you are a registered pharmacist with a NSW principal place of practice or a...

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