Practitioner

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...

Education and Research

This section provides information about development, education, research and project grants opportunities offered by the Pharmacy Council of NSW.
About Us
Health professional councils work to protect the health and safety of the public in New South Wales by managing complaints about practitioners and students. Councils work with the Health Care Complaints Commission to decide the best way a complaint should be managed...

Our policies

Policies, guidelines, procedures, position statements and processes which guide the work of the Pharmacy Council.
List of fact sheets
We provide provide fact sheets to practitioners and complainants as part of the complaints management process and other relevant topics. The fact sheets developed so far are provided here for information. This page will be updated as work continues.

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