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Pharmacy Council consultations and submissions

Open consultations

The Pharmacy Council does not have any open consultations at this time. 

Previous consultations

Revised Pharmacist Prescriber Competence Standards Review

We have revised the competence standards for Pharmacist Prescribers and have sought submissions on them. Submissions closed on 20 November 2020.

Naming Policy

We invited feedback on the Council’s naming policy under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003. The consultation document includes the draft policy for naming health practitioners. Submissions closed on 13 December 2019.

APC Fee Consultation 2020-21

We invited feedback on the Council’s proposed APC fee for the 2020-21 practising year. Submissions closed on 20 September 2019.

Written Examination Review consultation feedback

We invited feedback on our proposal to discontinue the written examination for interns. Submissions closed on 19 October 2018.

APC Fee Consultation 2019–20

We invited feedback on the Council’s proposed APC fee for the 2019–20 practising year. Submissions closed on 31 August 2018.

Written Examination Fee for July 2018 onwards

We invited feedback on our proposed fee for the written exam. Submissions closed on 1 December 2017.

APC Fee for the 2018-19 practising year and the Written Examination Fee

We invited feedback on the Council’s proposed APC fee for the 2018–19 practising year. Submissions closed on 1 December 2017.

Code of Ethics

We invited feedback on the review of the Council’s Code of Ethics. Submissions closed on 18 August 2017.

Annual Practising Certificate Fee for 2017–18 Practising Year

We invited feedback on the Council’s proposed APC fee for the 2017–18 practising year. Submissions closed on 4 January 2017.

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

We extended the deadline for feedback on the Council’s proposed supplementary wording to clause 6.9 of the Code of Ethics 2011, to 9 October 2015.

Council contributions to external consultations

Submission on the draft Terms of Reference and Standards for RA Performance Reviews

The submission was made jointly by the Pharmacy, Dental, Nursing, and Medical Councils of New Zealand. (Responsible Authorities are organisations like this Council, that register health professionals and ensure they are competent to practice.)

Submission on the Therapeutic Products Regulatory Scheme

Read the cover letter to the Ministry of Health about our full submission and the follow-up letter about the summary.

Read the follow-up letter about the summary

Read the Summary of the Pharmacy Council’s TPB Submission. 

Integrated Pharmacist Services in Community Agreement (IPSCA)

Read the Pharmacy Council’s letter to DHBs about the agreement.