Links

Please find here links to various other Pharmacy related organisations:

Pharmacy Board of Australia (PBA)
Registers pharmacists and students, develops standards, codes and practice guidelines for pharmacists. Handles notifications, complaints and investigations into the conduct, performance and health of pharmacists practising in Australia.
www.pharmacyboard.gov.au

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
AHPRA manages the registration, investigation and complaints against pharmacists in Australia on behalf of the Pharmacy Board of Australia as part of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
www.ahpra.gov.au

Pharmacy Registration Board of Western Australia
Acting under the Pharmacy Act 2010 manages the regulation of pharmacy business in Western Australia, registering pharmacy premises and ensuring compliance with the Act.
www.pharmacyboardwa.com.au

Australian Pharmacy Council (APC)
Independent agency for accrediting pharmacy schools and programs and agencies to accredit CPD activities. Conducts the written exam and assesses the qualification and skills of overseas pharmacists for the Pharmacy Board of Australia.
www.pharmacycouncil.org.au

WA Department of Health – Pharmaceutical Services Branch
Administers the Poisons Act and associated legislation that maintains controls over medicines, therapeutic products and poisons.
www.health.wa.gov.au/pharmacy/home

Pharmaceutical Defence Ltd. (PDL)
Professional Indemnity Insurance, guidance, counselling and advice.
www.pdl.org.au

Medicare Australia – Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
Administers the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme that supplies subsidised medicines on behalf of the Australian Government.
www.pbs.gov.au

Poisons Information Centre
Provides specialised advice about the management of poisoning or suspected poisonings, drug information, bites and stings. Available 24 hours.
Phone 13 11 26

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA)
The peak national professional pharmacy organisation, representing Australia’s pharmacists working in all sectors and locations.
www.psa.org.au

Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacy (AACP)
Promotes, and regulates accreditation, training and education of Consultant Pharmacists.
www.aacp.com.au

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA)
Professional organisation representing pharmacists, pharmacists in training, pharmacy technicians and associates practising across Australia in public and private hospitals and other health service facilities.
www.shpa.org.au

Pharmacy Guild of Australia
Peak representative body of community pharmacy owners in Australia
www.guild.org.au

Australian College of Pharmacy
Organisation authorised to accredit Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities for pharmacists that may be used as supporting evidence of CPD.
www.acp.edu.au

Salaried Pharmacists Association
Representative body for salaried pharmacists in Western Australia.
Phone: 08 9328 5155