Pharmacists participating in the Pilot are qualified to practice and prescribe medicines

  • 4 years of an accredited university degree
  • 1-year internship in a community pharmacy
  • 2 registration exams
  • continuing annual professional development relevant to their scope of practice
  • participating pharmacists will complete up to 12-months of postgraduate training, part of which is currently used by other health professionals learning to prescribe.*
*Denotes a pharmacist participating in the Pilot

Proven success: pharmacy prescribing models of care is not a new concept

  • decades of proven implementation and continuous refinement.
  • aligned with established international standards.
  • a time-tested approach, delivering exceptional healthcare services.