PSA advocates to support the future development of our profession, as well as promoting work pharmacists do so that it’s understood by Governments, stakeholders, healthcare professionals and the public. Read more about our current priorities.
PSA has resources and tools to assist you build your Career and annual CPD plan so you can maintain registration and learn with purpose. No matter what pathway or stage of practice you are in - or where you want to go, PSA can help.
PSA practice support resources ensure pharmacists can deliver excellence in the practice of pharmacy. Pharmacists will find information, guidance and practice tools on a wide range of topics including standards, guidelines, law and ethics, APF, our policies and much more.
As the peak national health body for pharmacists, PSA offers you a range of opportunities to connect and engage with other pharmacists and industry leaders. These include events and conferences, special interest groups and social media.
PSA is committed to developing capability within the pharmacy profession by supporting both individuals and businesses to make the most of future opportunities. Read more about these innovative programs.
Discussion Papers are generally initiated by PSA to present views on a specific topic and seek comments. They are also a means to disseminate information, raise awareness, educate stakeholders, facilitate discussion, advocate for change and demonstrate leadership.
The peak national body for pharmacists, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has strongly advocated and led calls for the integration of pharmacists in general practice clinics to boost healthcare outcomes for all Australians.
The recently announced PBS savings measures with a direct impact on consumers. While not all of them were detailed within the 2015 Budget papers, some reportedly form part of the ongoing 6th Community Pharmacy Agreement negotiations, and have apparently been factored into forward estimates.
In a discussion paper entitled Better health outcomes through improved primary care: Optimising pharmacy’s contribution, PSA says that the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement presents an opportunity to focus on the improvements in consumer health outcomes that can be achieved from the delivery of high quality pharmacist services, particularly for those with chronic diseases and on multiple medications.