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Welcome to the Pharmaceutical Society

Keeping the profession STRONG

The Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc is the professional association representing over 3,000 pharmacists, from all sectors of pharmacy practice.  We provide to pharmacists professional support and representation, training for continuing professional development, and assistance to enable them to deliver to all New Zealanders the best pharmaceutical practice and professional services in relation to medicines.

Members' Section of the PSNZ Website

Your user name is your PSNZ registration number and the password is as sent to you with your letter of welcome to the Society, unless you have personally changed it.  If you have misplaced or forgotten it, then follow the " forgot your password?" instructions and it will be emailed to the e-mail address the Society has recorded for you.

YOUR SOCIETY - THE PROFESSIONAL VOICE OF PHARMACY

MEMBERSHIP

Membership Application Form - 2015

Easysub Monthly Direct Debit Form - Available until up to 30 April 2015

Pharmacist Position Available

Pharmacist - EVOLVE Intern Training Programmeclick here for a job description

Click here for futher information regarding belonging to the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Incorporated.

HAVE YOU JOINED US?

Your brochure, subscription form and invoice has been mailed to you and the Society thanks all those who have returned their subscriptions already. If you have mislaid your form please follow the directions above under "membership".

Membership continues to be strong and growing.  Remember your annual subscriptions for full membership is $382.61 (GST EXCL) and it brings you the following key benefits.

KEY BENEFITS OF FULL MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOCIETY

  • ENHANCE 2.0

Full member participation in the ENHANCE recertification programme with personalised support and guidance at all times for all you APC recertification needs.  All 2013 members will receive FREE a printed, full colour guide to the new re-certification framework and the ENHANCE 2.0 programme. NB: ENHANCE is available to all members of the Society at no further cost. Click here to read the guide to the new re-certification framework and the ENHANCE 2.0 programme.

Liz Johnstone will look after you.  You can contact her direct on E.Johnstone@psnz.org.nz

  • COLLEGE

Free membership of the College with immediate access to discounted and member only continuing education and government accredited training.

Contact Sarah Long, College Administration Coordinator s.long@psnz.org.nz

  • CLINICAL AND REGULATORY PRACTICE SUPPORT

Clinical and regulatory practice advice and support from our team of knowledgeable and experienced pharmacists. 

Email Bob Buckham on B.buckham@psnz.org.nz

  • THE SOCIETY INTERN TRAINING PROGRAMME

EVOLVE manages the future of the profession with the latest teachings - full of enthusiasm and energy for pharmacy.  An intern is a special member of the community pharmacy and Trish Farrelly and her team support ongoing management of interns' transition to the practice environment.

Contact Trish Farrelly on t.farrelly@psnz.org.nz

We have a wealth of knowledge and experience at the Society.

Full membership of the Society also gives you the annual Regional Symposia registration at a nominal price (see further information below), lots of newsletters, email alerts and a members' webpage with important pharmacy announcements and our advocacy on your behalf that brings new opportunities, new services and government support.

STUDENTS

The Society offers you complimentary membership while you are still studying.  Please download and complete this Membership Form and send back to us at the address given above. Year 2 Students please note we are now ready to receive applications for the Jack Noel Henderson.

 

NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL PHARMACIST SERVICES FRAMEWORK 2014

It is our pleasure to release the New Zealand National Pharmacist Services Framework 2014, to read please click here, for a brief outline of our review process please click here.

VISION 2020 - PARTNERSHIP FOR CARE - PHARMACISTS AND DOCTORS WORKING TOGETHER - PSNZ AND NZMA

The Vision 2020 - Partnership for Care has now been released to read the vision document please click here, for the vision covering letter please click here.

 

JACK NOEL HENDERSON SCHOLARSHIP

The recipient of the Jack Noel Henderson Scholarship for 2013 is Brittney Young from the University of Otago, School of Pharmacy.

Applications are now open for the 2014 Jack Noel Henderson Scholarship, for more information and to complete an Application Form, click here.  Applications close 4.00pm, Friday 15th August 2014.

The Scholarship was established to assist students, experiencing financial hardship, during the second year of their full time pharmacy course.

 

CPAMS UPDATES FOR ALL PHARMACISTS, INTERNS, LOCUMS, TECHNICIANS

If you are interested in providing an Anticoagulation Management Service from your Pharmacy, please click here for an expression of interest document and here for the information sheet on CPAMS Resources - Advice to new applicants (Appendix of the Overview document). Robyn Blue, Project Manager, National Services, DHB Shared Serivces, has also provided a link to the following documents on the TAS website – please click here:

  • Suggestions for getting started on CPAMS
  • A powerpoint presentation on the CPAM Service
  • Information for General Practice
  • Information for patients
  • Current Service Specification, Community Pharmacy Anti-Coagulation Management Service, CPSA 2012
  • CPAM Service Referral Form
  • CPAM Service Registration/Consent form
  • CPAM Service Standing Orders
  • Requirements and pre-requisites for undertaking CPAM Services, including health and safety requirements (prepared by the Pharmaceutical Society of NZ)
  • List of pharmacies currently offering CPAM Services.

Please click on this link to read the interim review on CPAMS from DHB Shared Services.

New CPAMS Pharmacy Self Care card - click here to view

The Society has recently developed a simple Getting Started Promotional Pack for CPAMS pharmacists to help you forge a strong relationship with your local doctors and help you recruit patients.

The pack contains - click on the links to download.

All of these documents are merely guides that you can customise according to your needs and personalise to your pharmacy and pharmacists requirements.

 

AWARDS -SOCIETY FELLOWS 2013

This year's Fellows will be announced in November, nominations are now being called for with a closing date of Tuesday 30th September 2014. 

 

Fellowship Guidleines can be downloaded and read here and for a nomination form click here

 

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS FORTHCOMING EVENTS LIST

NATIONAL EXECUTIVE 2013-2015

The 2013 election of the National Executive members was Wednesday 25 September 2013. 

The membership have re-elected Clare Hynd and elected Natalie Gauld, Graeme Smith and William (Billy) Allan to serve on the next term of the National Executive. 

The seven members of the National Executive are;

President: Dale Griffiths; Vice President: Clare Hynd and Treasurer:  Billy Allan

Members: Immediate Past President: Elizabeth Plant, Ian McMichael JP, Natalie Gauld, Graeme Smith.

The National Executive member profile is in process of being updated.

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

The Society's National Executive will be working to:

1. Secure a sustainable relevant pharmacist service framework that improves patient outcomes

2. Develop the workforce appropriately

3. Build relationships and partnerships with other healthcare professions

4. Attract strong membership to ensure the support of the profession

5. Maintain and develop the Society's core business

6. Drive and support innovation in pharmacy

7.Support our members to address medicines management issues in high needs populations.

Key Strategy Document: 10 Year Vision for Pharmacists 2004-2014 Click here

MAORI HEALTH STRATEGY

To view the Maori Health Strategy for the Pharmacy Profession - please click here.

DHB REGIONS WITH MEDICINES USE REVIEW (MUR) SERVICES

Click here for a list

CHLORAMPHENICOL

Consumer Eye Care and Conjunctivitis Leaflets

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PHARMACIST REGISTRATION, COMPETENCE AND FITNESS TO PRACTISE

Please contact the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand
PO Box 25-137, Wellington Phone 04 495-0330
Email enquiries@pharmacycouncil.org.nz
Web www.pharmacycouncil.org.nz

COMPLAINTS

Please contact the Health and Disability Commissioner

email: hdc@hdc.org.nz

web www.hdc.org.nz

CONTACT US:
Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand (Incorporated)
Level 10 Grand Arcade Tower, 16-20 Willis Street, Wellington 6011

PO Box 11 640 Manners Street, Wellington 6142
Tel: 04 802 0030,
Fax: 04 382 9297
Email: p.society@psnz.org.nz