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Open Consultations

Annual Practising Certificate Fee for the 2018-19 practising year

The purpose of this consultation document is to seek pharmacists’ and stakeholders’ views on the proposed Annual Practising Certificate (APC) fee for the 2018-19 practising year. Feedback is welcome and will be carefully considered by Council before a final decision is made.

Submissions are due by 5pm on Friday 1 December 2017. Consultation documents, and details on how to make a submission, can be accessed here.

A link to the online submission survey can be found here. A word version of the submission document can be downloaded here.

Written Examination Fee 

The purpose of this consultation is to seek pharmacists’ and stakeholders’ views on the proposed fees for the Written Examination. Responses will be considered by Council before a final decision is made. 

Submissions are due by 5pm on Friday 1 December 2017. Consultation documents, and details on how to make a submission, can be accessed here

A link to the online submission survey can be found here. A word version of the submission document can be downloaded here.

Closed Consultations

Code of Ethics Consultation 2017

The Pharmacy Council of New Zealand has completed a review of the Code of Ethics 2011 and is now seeking feedback on a revised code from pharmacists and health sector representatives.  Consultation is also open to members of the public.

Submissions are due by 5.00pm on Friday 18 August 2017.  Consultation documents, and details on how to make a submission, 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 since July 2016

Dental Council

Consultation on proposed changes to prescribed qualifications - 12 September 2016

Consultation on sedation practice standards - 14 September 2016

Medical Council

Review of statement on providing care to yourself and those close to you - 23 September 2016

Review of statement on prescribing performance enhancing medicines in sport - 23 September 2016

Ministry of Health

Medsafe

Proposal to reclassify zolpidem as a controlled drug - 13 September 2016

Proposal to classify zopiclone as a controlled drug - 13 September 2016

Update to Medicines Classification Committee processes - 23 September 2016