Professional and regulatory support

Helping pharmacies deliver the best in pharmacy practice and professional services

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COVID-19

The key place to find the most up to date information for all health professionals is the Ministry of Health website. Pharmacy-specific COVID-19 resources are posted on our website here. Please e-mail any questions to practice@psnz.org.nz.

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Pharmacy Practice e-Handbook

The Pharmacy Practice Handbook is an over-arching guide that provides practical advice for the professional delivery of pharmacy services and the achievement of good pharmacy practice.

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Pharmacist Only Medicines

The Pharmacist-Only Medicines guidelines support pharmacists to prescribe and sell [supply] some restricted medicines without a prescription.

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NZ Standardised Oral Formulations

Standardised batch sheets ensure that consistent strengths of these products are prepared across all areas of the health sector. The batch sheets published here are created and maintained by the Compounding Working Group, a sub-committee of the HQSC Medication Safety Expert Advisory Group. Latest update June 2020

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Regulatory Guidance

Find information here about regulatory rules and codes governing pharmacy practice including the Medsafe required pharmacy equipment list, dispensary fridge temperature monitoring guidance, and Medsafe pharmacy audit updates.

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Submissions and Position Statements

Submissions made by PSNZ to external consultations and position statements developed by PSNZ for the profession.

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