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Locum Survey Rapid Report May/June 2020

Rapid report on the survey on ‘Understanding the challenges experienced by locum pharmacists in South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic’ conducted by the PSSA during May/June 2020

Background

With the announcement of the Corona virus and Covid-19 as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020, a lot of uncertainty developed for all human beings. At initial glance, pharmacy as an essential services provider continued operations and remained open during the initial level five lockdown from 27 March to 30 April 2020. Read more.
 

Posted on 09 October 2020

SAPJ May/June Issue - Intern Project Report

Holistic internship project report 2017 to 2020

Background

For the first time in 2017, the pharmacy profession experienced that BPharm graduates were not successful in obtaining and securing internship positions for the following year. The situation was unprecedented, as the annual output of pharmacy students did not increase by the same ratio, when compared with the number of graduates unable to secure internship positions. Read more.

Posted on 09 October 2020

Dispensing Fee for 2020 for Pharmacists, Goverment Gazette No.43447 dated 19 June 2020

MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT, (101 OF 1965)

REGULATIONS RELATING TO A TRANSPARENT PRICING SYSTEM FOR MEDICINES AND SCHEDULED SUBSTANCES: DISPANSING FEE FOR PHARMACISTS

The Minister of Health has, on recommendation of thePricing Committee, in terms of Section 22G (2) (b) of the Medicines and Related Substances Act, (No. 101 of 1965), made the regulations in the Schedule. Read more

Posted on 09 October 2020

Letter from PSSA to SAPC Regarding S5 and S6 Prescriptions During COVID-19 Pandemic

Dear Mr Masango,

SCHEDULE 5 AND 6 PRESCRIPTIONS DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

The Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA) is the largest voluntary professional association for pharmacists and pharmacy support personnel in the country. We represent more than 10 000 members across all sectors of pharmacy such as academia, community pharmacy, hospital and institutional pharmacy, and the pharmaceutical industry. Read more.

Posted on 09 October 2020

POPI Information Document - Employment Equity

The purpose of this document is to provide simple and easy to follow guideline to help employers to successfully complete and submit their employment equity report. The Employment Equity Regulations published in Government Gazette No. 32393 dated 14 July 2009 are applicable for the 1 October 2013 reporting deadline. Read more.

Posted on 09 October 2020

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