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Legal members sought for NSW health professional Councils regulatory committees

The Health Professional Councils Authority (HPCA) is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced lawyers to chair or participate in a range of regulatory committees such as Professional Standards Committees and Performance Review Panels...

I have to attend drug or alcohol screening

Some practitioners need to attend screening for drug and/or alcohol use. This page explains the process and provides the policies, procedures and practical information these practitioners will need.

Pharmacy Council releases fact sheet on compounding

The Pharmacy Council of New South Wales has released a fact sheet about raw materials used in compounding. This comes in response to a number of complaints received by the Council in relation to the authenticity of raw materials used in compounded preparations. Stuart...

Proprietors and financial interest holders: It is that time again - Annual Renewals and Annual Declarations

Pharmacy proprietors and financial interest holders are reminded of the following important dates: 1 June 2018 - Due date for completed Annual Declarations. 30 June 2018 - Due date for payment of the Annual Renewal of Pharmacy Premises fee. An Annual Declaration –...

Top honours for NSW doctors

The following NSW doctors and medical researchers were recognised in the Australia Day Honours List: Companion (AC) in the General Division Professor Nicholas Joseph Talley (pictured): For eminent service to medical research, and to education in the field of...

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District and Dental Council of NSW advising Cronulla Dental Surgery patients

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is contacting patients who have undergone invasive dental procedures at a Cronulla dental practice. The Dental Council of NSW and NSW Health conducted an investigation and found evidence of poor cleaning and...

Exemption from storage requirements for goods requiring refrigeration

A new exemption is now in force exempting the pharmacist in charge of a pharmacy from the storage requirements of clause 73(1) and clause 76 of the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008, where the pharmacy is a hospital pharmacy or a retail pharmacy. This...
Council membership
This page lists membership vacancies with the 14 NSW Health Professional Councils.

Council Newsletters

The Health Professional Councils regularly publish electronic newsletters to communicate updates, relevant infromation and activities to health practitioners across NSW. The newsletters are available on the Councils' websites: Chinese Medicine Council of New South...

Chlamydia: Do you know your patient's partner?

Doctors who treat a patient for a chlamydia infection must record the contact details of their patient’s partner. To minimise the risk that patients become reinfected with Chlamydia, it is acceptable practice for doctors to give their patients prescriptions for...

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