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Draft Code of conduct for Prescribed Minimum Benefits – comment by 17 January – download here (560Kb)
Guidance for the issuing of licences for pharmacy premises – comment by 26 January – download here (775Kb)
Draft general regulation relating to bonusing of medicines – comment by 5 February – download here (3Mb)


Changes in schedules - S1 and S2 - download here
Changes in schedules - S3 and S8 - download here

Board Notice 183 - download here
Board Notice 184 - download here

Call up registrations: bacterial strains - download here

Proposed changes to the PHC STG and EML

Betamethasone anorexia palliative care - download here
Betamethasone fatigue palliative care - download here

Bisacodyl supp constipation palliative care - download here

Midazolam buccal-dosing status epilepticus - download here

Morphine syrup dyspnoea in palliative care - download here
Morphine syrup dyspnoea in palliative care - download here

Chapter 12 STI 4C - download here
Chapter 12 STI R4C - download here
Chapter 14 MSS 4C - download here
Chapter 14 MSS R4C - download here
Chapter 21 Emergencies 4C - download here
Chapter 21 Emergencies R4C - download here
Chapter 22 Palliative Care 4C - download here
Chapter 22 Palliative Care R4C - download here

Guidelines for the motivation of a new medicine on the National EDL - click here (4Mb) 

National TB Management Guidelines 2015 - download here

NHI White paper Dec 2015 - download here

Healthcare Market Inquiry documents:

PSSA submission to Market Inquiry - 20141027 - download here

HMI presentation outline - download here

PSSA HMI Presentation - download here

Notes to HMI presentation - download here

Antibiotics information (Newsletter #37/2015; Newsletter #9/2016):

Notice of nomination for appointment to NMA Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance - download here

Application form for Essential Drugs Programme Committee - download here

Declaration of Interest form - download here


Antimicrobial Resistance National Strategy Framework (741Kb) 2014 - 2024 - download here

NICE guidance: antimicrobial stewardship (201Kb) - download here

Antibiotics Handle With Care toolkit(1Mb) - download here

WHO Antibiotic Resistance: Multi-country survey (1Mb) - download here


Draft guidelines for pharmacy licensing (pdf 707Kb) - download here


FIP report: Sustainability of pharmacy services (pdf 1.9Mb) - download here


Fees payable in terms of Act 101 of 1965 - download here

Undesirable medicines Gazette 1 - download here

Undesirable medicines Gazette 2 - download here


Vaccination schedule 2015 - click here

Vaccination tag - click here


GPP rules for implementation (pdf 867kb) - click here


Revised Schedules document (pdf 1Mb) - click here


Schedule changes - 20 Sept 2013 - click here

Schedule changes - Emergency care providers, paramedics, dental therapists and optometrists - click here


Employment Equity

Click here to access the document from the Department of Labour on how to successfully complete an Employment Equity Report


Promotional videos

Link to Pharmacy Education - click here
Link to Community Pharmacy - click here
Link to Hospital Pharmacy - click here
Link to Manufacturing Pharmacy - click here
Link to Protecting the Patient- click here


2013 Contraception Clinical Guidelines (1.4Mb) - click here


Wholesale and retail determination 2013 (414kb) - click here