Guides

Guides to managing everything from a natural disaster to a pandemic and a robbery.


 

Guidance document regarding access to external patient data.

Template business plan with guidelines for each section.

This booklet has been designed by the NZ Police for retailers, small business operators and their staff to assist them to identify opportunities to prevent crime, and to identify criminal activity and offenders.

For those members who wish to make a claim to the Disputes Tribunal for costs associated with the GSK Marevan recall, please download the accompanying guide.

 Best practice for dispensing medication changes to patients receiving packed medicines.

Establishing a reliable point of contact at your local hospital is the key to being able to provide a safe and efficient service to your patients following a hospital discharge.

We have developed this guide to help you become more aware of how to spot fraudulent prescriptions and drug seekers. This guide also gives information on what to do in this situation and the legal and ethical responsibilities that need to be considered.

Guide for pharmacists on managing veterinary prescriptions.

If you are relocating your pharmacy download this guide for some helpful tips.

For some pharmacists, attending jury service would be a significant hardship due to the impact on their pharmacy, family or other personal circumstances. For example, a rural sole pharmacist may have to close their pharmacy to attend jury service. This note offers advice on how to be excused from jury service if those circumstances apply.

This plan will help you prepare your business in the event of a natural disaster, like earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, floods, landslides and storms.

This advice has been developed to assist you in planning for, and managing, your pharmacy during an influenza pandemic. We recommend that you keep this document close to hand and that you discuss the contents with your staff.

Updated strep throat guidelines from the Heart Foundation as at August 2014. Includes information around risk stratification and antibiotic dosing to prevent rheumatic fever.

Download the Guild's guidelines for online advertising.

This fact sheet guides members through the important process of buying a pharmacy. It includes information about finance, pharmacy design, stock and equipment, staff, pharmacy licences and DHB agreements. See also our other guides that include business plan template, advertising guidelines, and a guide to relocating your pharmacy.

A list of the pharmacist-only medicines (restricted medicines) as at May 2017.

A list of the pharmacy-only medicines as at May 2017. The pharmacy-only medicines that need to be sold in manufacturers original packs can be identified by the yellow highlighting in this document.

Guidelines to help you to discuss PSOs and how they are intended to be used, with your local medical centres.

Using Practitioner Supply Orders and Standing Orders in the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme. Guidance for sore throat management services. February 2015.

Pharmacies can potentially be risky places to work because they stock controlled medicines and medicines of abuse. This guide can assist you plan for unexpected events, like an armed hold-up.

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