About PSA

PSA is the only Australian Government-recognised peak national professional pharmacy organisation representing all of Australia’s 31,000 pharmacists working in all sectors and across all locations.

 

PSA is committed to improving Australia’s health through excellence in pharmacist care. PSA believes the expertise of pharmacists can be better utilised to address the health care needs of all Australians.

 

PSA works to identify, unlock and advance opportunities for pharmacists to realise their full potential, to be appropriately recognised and fairly remunerated.

 

PSA has a strong and engaged membership base that provides high-quality health care and are the custodians for safe and effective medicine use for the Australian community.

 

PSA leads and supports innovative and evidence-based healthcare service delivery by pharmacists. PSA provides high-quality practitioner development and practice support to pharmacists and is the custodian of the professional practice standards and guidelines to ensure quality and integrity in the practice of pharmacy.

Our Vision: Improving Australia’s health through excellence in pharmacist care

Our Mission

As the peak pharmacists’ body, we lead and support innovative and evidence-based healthcare service delivery by pharmacists.

 

PSA’s mission is achieved through the following objectives:

  • PSA ensures pharmacists have the opportunity to have rewarding careers through advocacy and innovation
  • PSA provides lifelong professional support for pharmacists and the pharmacy profession, and advocates for their appropriate recognition and remuneration
  • PSA has a strong and engaged membership base which supports and enhances the Society’s influence
  • PSA values its people, and applies best practice management and governance to ensure organisational effectiveness and sustainability.

PSA's four strategic pillars

The PSA will positively influence the roles, responsibilities and remuneration of pharmacists in our health system

Value for members and a member first culture underpins all we do

A sophisticated business model to support and enable our members

The PSA board will operate with a contemporary governance model