Audit checklist and guides

Guild developed guides and checklists with tips to help you through your audit. Including pharmacy inspection audits, Sector Service audits and LTC audits.  

 


 

Here are some tips to help ensure you are complying with the 10 criteria for the Pharmacy Inspection Audits.

Here are some tips for a smooth, stress-free PQA audit.

A pharmacy quality audit is undertaken jointly by Medicines Control and the District Health Boards (DHBs). The audit checks for compliance with legislative requirements and quality requirements of the ICPSA.

Guide on sector services audits. The function of these Audit and Compliance audits is to check that pharmacies have been claiming appropriately for the medicines and LTC, CRC, ARRC and CDOS services.

A self checklist for the sorts of things auditors look for when doing an LTC audit.

This document has been developed using Pharmacy Equipment v2.0 (25 March 2019).

A list of equipment which all licensed pharmacies must have located and readily accessible on the premises.

A guide to the new and enhanced Guild member app. This guide also includes instructions for accessing and interpreting legislation updates.

This guide explains how to set up a RSS web feed to receive updates from New Zealand Legislation. This guide also includes instructions for accessing and interpreting legislation updates.

If you don't want to set up an RSS web feed you can instead download the Guild's member app which allows you to keep up to date with legislation changes. 

This guide demonstrates how to access and interpret the Medsafe Medicines Classification Database required for audit. 

This document explains how to set up a toolbar folder in your web browser so you have ready access to your online pharmacy resources as required for audit. 

This document shows you how to easily access Martindale in Micromedex. 

As part of the pharmacy audit criteria you must be able to show that you can confidently and readily access resources for clinical pharmacy and therapeutics.

As part of the pharmacy audit criteria you must be able to show that you can confidently and readily access resources for information on individual medicines.

As part of the pharmacy audit criteria you must be able to show that you can confidently and readily access resources for drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Pharmacies in the Auckland, Counties Manukau and Waitemata DHB regions have been notified of an auditing pilot being conducted by Medicines Control in conjunction with DHBs during May and June 2017. This is the framework that is being used to inform the implementation of Risk-Based Pharmacy Quality Audits.

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