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Rongoā newsletter

Strategies and plans

Pharmacy contracts

Pharmacy payments

Pharmacy procedures

Services

Service development

Pharmacy audits

Supply chain

Community Pharmacy Programme monitoring reports 

Useful links

DHB contacts

This page lists the latest Community Pharmacy Services resources and publications. If you can't find what you are looking for contact the CPS Programme.

Email: Pharmacy@tas.health.nz 


Rongoā newsletter

The TAS Community Pharmacy Programme, on behalf of the 20 DHBs, recently launched a new monthly newsletter called Rongoa. 

Rongoā newsletter issue 7 [429kb] 

April 2019 

Rongoā newsletter issue 6 [922kb] 
March 2019

Rongoā newsletter issue 5 [582kb]

February 2019

Rongoā newsletter issue 4 [559kb]

December 2018

Rongoā newsletter issue 3 [564kb]

November 2018

Rongoā Newsletter Issue 2 [799kb]

October 2018

Rongoā Newsletter Issue 1 [601kb]

September 2018


Strategies and plans

Equity of healthcare for Māori – a framework

June 2014

Evolving Consumer Focused Pharmacist Services [216kb]

October 2016

Pharmacy Action Plan 2016-2020

April 2016

NZ Health Strategy 2016

April 2016


Pharmacy contracts

Consolidated Version of Community Pharmacy Services Agreement 2012 (CPSA 12) [1.6Mb]

July 2017

Generic Version of Community Pharmacy Services Agreement 2012 (CPSA 12) [1.1Mb]

August 2015

Integrated Community Pharmacy Services Agreement (ICPSA) [1.4Mb]

August 2018


Pharmacy payments

Permitted Pharmacy Charges Rules [443kb]

January 2019

APAS Fact Sheet [198kb]

April 2019

Deloitte Review – Community Pharmacy Payments 2016-2017 [650kb]

March 2018

ICPSA Payment Calendar from 1 October 2018-30 September 2019 [186kb]

September 2018

ICPSA Payment Fee structure [75kb]

August 2018

ICPSA Seasonal Adjustment Values from July 2018-June 2019 [198kb]

September 2018

Pack Fee Payment Table [165kb]

April 2019

Purchase Unit Codes and Manual Claims Process [278kb]

September 2018


Pharmacy procedures

The Pharmacy Procedures Manual provides a guide for community pharmacists on procedures and processes required for claiming funding. It may be superseded by any subsequent legislative, policy or pharmaceutical schedule changes. The Manual is being updated to align with the Integrated Community Pharmacy Services Agreement.

Addendum to the Pharmacy Procedures Manual Version 7.2 [441kb]

December 2015

Pharmacy Procedures Manual Version 7.2 [1.5Mb]

May 2016


Pharmacy Transfers Guide
If you are planning on buying, selling or closing a pharmacy, use this Guide to help you with the transfer of ownership process. The Guide is currently being updated. Please note:

P9. The Transfer Process - Closing (Flow Diagram)

When the Bulk Transfer is completed for a pharmacy, only LTC and CRC registrations information are transferred, NOT CDOS registrations. 

If you have any questions, please contact your DHB Portfolio Manager.

Pharmacy Transfers Guide [704kb]

November 2015


Services

Long-Term Conditions Service (LTC)

Eligibility and Assessment Tool [260kb]

November 2015

How to write notes using the SOAP format [163kb]

November 2014

LTC Service Nurse Educators Resource - Do your patients need help managing their medicines? [69kb]

November 2015

LTC Service Protocol [186kb]

July 2014

Medicines Reconciliation Factsheet [70kb]

July 2015

Medicines Synchronisation Factsheet [34kb]

July 2015

Mental Health Criteria [192kb]

September 2014

Patient Leaflet [673kb]

June 2015

Patient Registration Form [185kb]

January 2014

Quick version of the Guide to the LTC Service [499kb]

September 2015

SOAP Note Examples [365kb]

September 2015

Transferring Registrations Factsheet [37kb]

July 2015


Guide to the Long-Term Conditions Service
This Guide may be superceded by any subsequent legislative, policy or Service Schedule changes. It is being updated to align with the Integrated Community Pharmacy Services Agreement.  

Guide to the Long Term Conditions Service [1Mb]

October 2014

 

Community Pharmacy Anti-Coagulation Management Service (CPAMS) 

Advice on INR test options for patients away from home [275kb]

February 2015

CPAMS Case Studies [221kb]

November 2015

CPAMS Invoicing and Reporting Requirements [445kb]

October 2015

CPAMS registration consent form [276kb]

September 2015

CPAMS Standard Operating Procedure [219kb]

November 2013

CPSA 2012 - Variation for pharmacies undertaking CPAM [237kb]

November 2013

Pre-requisites for providing the CPAM Service [31kb]

May 2013

Service Specifications for CPAMS [93kb]

October 2013

Standing Orders for CPAMS [491kb]

November 2013

 

Community Residential Care (CRC) 

CRC Facilities List [625kb]

August 2015

CRC Fact Sheet [264kb]

August 2015

CRC Operational Guidelines [333kb]

February 2018

 

Co-Dispensed Opioid Services (CDOS)

CDOS Operational Guidelines [488kb]

August 2015

 

Information for Prescribers

CPAMS Providers List [59kb]

March 2019

For hospital pharmacists [699kb]

July 2015

Dispensing rules for prescribers [392kb]

August 2015

NZMA and Pharmaceutical Society 20/20 Vision [120kb]

July 2015


Service Development  

Feedback from DHBs’ EAG Pharmacist Services Co-Design Workshop 2017 [996kb]

August 2018

Summary of DHBs’ EAG Pharmacist Services Co-Design Workshop 2017 [395kb]

August 2018


Pharmacy audits

Principles for Recovery [501kb]

February 2018


Supply chain

Grant Thornton Report 2016 [1.2Mb]

November 2016

Sapere 'Think Piece' 2015 [1.2Mb]

October 2015

 


Community Pharmacy Programme monitoring reports 

Prepared monthly, these reports show how pharmacy service registrations and pharmacy expenditure is tracking. 

January 2019 [776kb] 

March 2019 

December 2018 [772kb] 
March 2019

November 2018 [1.5Mb]

December 2018

October 2018 [765kb]

November 2018

September 2018 [758kb]

October 2018

August 2018 [1.4Mb]

September 2018

July 2018 [1.2Mb]

August 2018

June 2018 [1.1Mb]

July 2018

May 2018 [1.1Mb]

June 2018

April 2018 [1.1Mb]

May 2018

March 2018 [1.1Mb]

April 2018

February 2018 [1.6Mb]

March 2018

January 2018 [1.1Mb]

February 2018

December 2017 [1.2Mb]

January 2018


Useful links

Pharmacist sector groups

Māori Pharmacists' Association Inc 

October 2018

NZ Hospital Pharmacist Society

October 2018

Pharmaceutical Society

October 2018

Pharmacy Council

October 2018

Pharmacy Defence Association

October 2018

 

Government

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)

October 2018

Health Promotion Agency (HPA)

October 2018

Health Quality & Safety Commission New Zealand (HSQC)

October 2018

Medicines Control

October 2018

MedSafe

October 2018

Ministry of Health

October 2018

Ministry of Health Sector Operations 

October 2018

Pharmac 

October 2018

 


District Health Boards contacts

DHB  Pharmacy Portfolio Manager  Email
Northland  Ian Hartley-Dade Ian.Hartley-Dade@northlanddhb.org.nz
Waitemata and Auckland  Daniel Tsai daniel.tsai@waitematadhb.govt.nz 
Counties Manukau  Trevor Lloyd Trevor.Lloyd@middlemore.co.nz
Waikato  Anton Turner Anton.Turner@waikatodhb.health.nz
Lakes  Kathy Rex  kathy.rex@lakesdhb.govt.nz 
Bay of Plenty  Andrea Baker Andrea.baker@bopdhb.govt.nz 
Hauora Tairawhiti  Ariana Roberts  Ariana.Roberts@tdh.org.nz
Hawkes Bay  Di Vicary Di.Vicary@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz
Whanganui  Peter Wood-Bodley Peter.Wood-Bodley@wdhb.org.nz 
Taranaki  Jenny James jenny.james@tdhb.org.nz
Mid-Central  Steve Carey SteveR.Carey@midcentraldhb.govt.nz
Hutt Valley & Wairarapa  Keith Fraser  keith.fraser@huttvalleydhb.org.nz
Capital and Coast  Russell Cooke Russell.Cooke@ccdhb.org.nz
Nelson-Marlborough  Jo Mickleson  Jo.Mickleson@nmdhb.govt.nz
Canterbury & West Coast  Mike James michael.james@cdhb.health.nz
Canterbury & West Coast  Jonathan Amos Jonathan.Amos@cdhb.health.nz
South Canterbury  Carol Murphy  cmurphy@scdhb.health.nz
Southern  David Murray  david.murray@southerndhb.govt.nz

 


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Last updated: 8/4/19