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Consultations


Integrated Pharmacist Services in Community Agreement (IPSCA)

Click here to read the letter sent from the Pharmacy Council to the DHBs regarding this agreement.

Consultation Decision

Written Examination Review Consultation Feedback

Please click here to read the Council's decision.

Annual Practising Certificate Fee Consultation Feedback

Please click here to read the Council's decision.

Written Examination Fee for July 2018 onwards

Further to the consultation regarding the Written Examination fee, please click here to read the Council's decision.

APC Fee 2019-20 Practising Year Consultation

Stakeholders are invited to provide feedback by 5pm, 31 August 2018 on the Council's proposed Annual Practising Certificate Fee for the 2019-20 practising year. The consultation document is available here.

Annual Practising Certificate Fee for the 2018-19 practising year and the Written Examination Fee

Further to the November 2017 consultation documents regarding the APC and the Written Examination fees, please click here to read the Council's decision.

Closed Consultations

Written Examination Consultation

Stakeholders are invited to provide feedback by midday, Friday 19 October 2018 on the Council's proposal to discontinue the Written Examination. The consultation document is available here.

Annual Practising Certificate Fee for the 2018-19 practising year

Stakeholders were invited to provide feedback by 5.00pm, 1 December 2017 on the Council's proposed Annual Practising Certificate Fee for the 2018-19 practising year. The consultation documents can be accessed here

Written Examination Fee 

Stakeholders were invited to provide feedback by 5.00pm, 1 December 2017 on the Council's proposed Written Examination Fee. The consultation documents can be accessed here.

Code of Ethics Consultation 2017

Stakeholders were invited to provide feedback by 5.00pm on Friday 18 August 2017. The consultation documents can be accessed here.

Annual Practising Certificate Fee for the 2017-18 Practising Year

Stakeholders were invited to provide feedback by 5.00pm, 4 January 2017 on the Council's proposed Annual Practising Certificate Fee for the 2017-18 Practising year. The consultation document is available here.

Proposed Review Management Fee and Request Lodgement Fee

(Fee for reconsideration of a Council decision and Fees for consideration after an assessment event) Council will shortly publish policies and processes for request to review its decisions and to undertake consideration of adverse examination and assessment events. Stakeholders were invited to provide feedback on the proposed fees associated with each request. The consultation documents are available here.

Proposed supplementary wording to Clause 6.9 of the Code of Ethics 2011

The timeframe for stakeholders to provide feedback on the Council's Proposed supplementary wording to clause 6.9 of the Code of Ethics 2011 was extended to 5.00pm, 9 October 2015.  The consultation document is available here.

Consultations Council has responded to:

Year ended 30 June 2018

  • Australian Health Minister's Advisory Council - independent review of accreditation systems within the NRAS Australia and consultation on draft report
  • Dental Council - a discussion document on recertifying our oral health practitioners: thinking about the future
  • Dietitians Board - Dietitians Board accreditation standards
  • Medical Council - statement safe practice in an environment of resource limitation
  • Medsafe (MARC) - proposed changes to pregnancy warning on non-prescription NSAID packaging
  • Medsafe (MCC) - proposed reclassification of non-prescription codeine containing products to a higher classification category - response to 58th MCC meeting for tabling at the 59th meeting
  • Ministry of Health - reclassification of tramadol to C2 CD

Year ended 30 June 2017

  • Chiropractic Board - consultation on Cultural Competence
  • Council of Australian Governments Health Council - submission to National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions discussion paper
  • Dental Council - consultation on sedation practice standards
  • Dental Council - consultation on professional boundaries
  • Dental Council - consultation on proposed changes to prescribed qualifications
  • Health Workforce NZ - submission re investment approach to training
  • Medical Council - consultation on prescribing performance enhancing medicines in sport
  • Medical Council - consultation on strengthening recertification for vocationally registered doctors
  • Ministry of Health - proposed classification of zolpidem as a class C5 controlled drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975
  • Ministry of Health - proposed classification of zopiclone as a class C5 controlled drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975
  • Ministry of Health - consultation on Ambulance NZ's proposal to regulate the paramedic workforce under the HPCAA
  • Ministry of Health - proposed reclassification of fentanyl and precursors
  • Ministry of Health - proposed scheduling of flubromazalam as a Class C1 CD
  • Medsafe - submission to changes to Medicines Classification Committee process proposal 57th Agenda
  • Medsafe - update to Medicines Classification Committee processes
  • Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment - ACC consultation on new practitioner groups for registered health professional and treatment provider
  • Nursing Council - Consultation on accreditation and monitoring
  • PHARMAC - proposal re tramadol oral solution
  • PHARMAC - consultation re change of access to funded Nicotine Replacement therapy and Emergency Contraceptive Pill
  • Pharmaceutical Society - Integrated Health Care Framework for Pharmacists and Doctors - draft consultation