Reference Material Survey: The profession speaks

SAPC - Reference Sources

Following feedback from the profession, in July 2017 Council resolved to review the reference materials required in pharmacy premises in terms of the Rules relating to Good Pharmacy Practice. To this end, the SAPC conducted an online survey during October and November 2018, the results of which will be considered in conjunction with international benchmarking to assist the Practice Committee of Council to decide on a way forward.

Pharmacy Inspections: Review of inspection and grading process progressing at full steam

Pharmacy Inspections

With the aim of protecting the good image of Pharmacy while protecting the public, the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) is currently reviewing the inspection and pharmacy grading processes. This involves the review of the inspection questionnaire, development of an inspection app, and upskilling responsible pharmacists in this process in order to improve compliance. This process will occur simultaneously with the deregistration of repeated GPP non-compliant pharmacies.