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Standards and Guidelines


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Code of Ethics 2011

Raising Concerns with Prescribers Statement

Roles and Responsibilities of Pharmacists and Midwives (joint Pharmacy and Midwifery Council statement) 

Practice Standards & Guidance

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Advertising Guidelines (joint PCNZ and PSNZ Guidelines) 

Best Practice Guidelines - Emergency Contraceptive Pill

Best Practice Guidance for Pharmacists Who Sell Complementary and Alternative Medicines

Competence Standards for the Pharmacy Profession

First Aid Requirements for Pharmacists Statement 

First Aid Requirements  for Pharmacists Flowchart

Pharmacist Vaccinator Register

Pharmacist Vaccinator Statement

Promotion and Supply of Medicines Over the Internet Statement 

Protocol for the Sale and Supply of Pharmacist Only Medicines for Chronic Conditions (POMCC)

Sale of Codeine Containing Analgesics - (joint PCNZ and PSNZ Statement)

Social Media Guidelines

Telehealth Statement

Workplace Pressures in Pharmacy Booklet 

Writing Standard Operating Procedures

Medicines Management

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Medicines Management Framework

MUR Competence Standards

Pharmacist Prescriber Medicines Management Services Statement


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HDC Open Disclosure Policy - Advising a patient when an adverse event may affect them 

Competence Referral to the Pharmacy Council - A guide for pharmacist colleagues considering making a competence referral to the Council  

Cultural Competence

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Statement on Cultural Competence