Media Releases


Pharmacist Prescribers – Council takes ‘right touch’ regulatory approach for prescriber qualification – 24 July 2019

Pharmacy Council sets 2019-20 APC Fee – 26 October 2018

Pharmacy Council discontinues the Written Examination – 26 October 2018

Proposal to discontinue the Written Examination – 2 October 2018

Successful Pharmacy Council Engagement – 3 September 2018

Proposed 2019-20 APC Fee Consultation – 3 August 2018

Resignation of Deputy Chair of Pharmacy Council – 9 May 2018

Council to discuss the future of pharmacy and regulation – 19 April 2018

Code of Ethics 2018 – 5 March 2018

APC and WE Fee Consultation Response – 31 January 2018

Pharmacy Council seeks view on fee increases – 1 November 2017

Safety Alert – Atropine 0.01% – March 2018

Safety Alert – Atropine 0.01%  – 1 August 2016 (since amended)

News Flash – Ministry of Health’s Pharmacy Action Plan  – 17 June 2016

Clause 6.9 Code of Ethics 2011 Update – May 2016

Pharmacy Council welcomes the appointment of new Registrar  – 22 April 2016

Pharmacy Council welcomes the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer – 18 April 2016

Pharmacy Council appoints Acting Chief Executive/Registrar – 11 February 2016

2015 Council appointments  – 23 December 2015

Resignation of Pharmacy Council CEO Registrar  – 10 December 2015

Pharmacy Council appoints new Chair – 9 December 2015

Annual Practising Certificate Fee and Disciplinary Levy for the 2016-17 Practising year
2 December 2015

Clause 6.9 Code of Ethics 2011  – 26 November 2015

Public Notice of Interim Suspension of Annual Practising Certificate – Mr Park Ung Wong of Birkenhead Avenue Pharmacy – Auckland – 9 September 2015

Pharmacy Council of New Zealand CE Announcement – 22 December 2014

Proposed Fee Increase – 18 December 2014

Pharmacist Prescriber – Another Milestone for Pharmacy – 4 July 2013

Medsafe Warns of the Dangers of Purchasing Medicines over the Internet – 28 June 2013

Pharmacy Council Recertification Ensures Safety – 4 March 2013

NZ takes part in 5th global operation targeting substandard, illegal or counterfeit medicine
– 5 October 2012

Change in CEO at the Pharmacy Council – 30 August 2012

New Appointment to Pharmacy Council – 26 August 2011

New Maori Name – 12 August 2011

Pharmacy Council of NZ and Australian Pharmacy Council Sign Memo of Co-operation
8 August 2011