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If pharmacy computers have this web page bookmarked, then your required online references should be complete. While the Authority will make every effort to ensure the list is kept up to date, it is ultimately the pharmacist’s responsibility to ensure the pharmacy has online or hard copy references of all required references.

Pharmacy Control Act 2001 (as amended)

Tasmanian Pharmacy Authority Guidelines – current version

TPA Guidelines for Owing Scripts

Poisons Regulations 2018 (and amendments)

PSB Newsletter 52, 2016 – Supply by pharmacists of Schedule 4 or Schedule 8 substances without a (hard copy) prescription
Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (the National Law) as in force in Tasmania
Therapeutic Guidelines
Poisons Act 1971 (and amendments)

Relevant Therapeutic Good Administration Guidelines e.g. the Advertising Code and the Price Code

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) – Professional Guidelines
Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) – Professional Practice Standards

ONLINE REFERENCES (REQUIRED) (External Links)Guidelines on practice-specific issues – Guideline 1 (List of Reference Texts for Pharmacists)
Pharmacy Board of Australia Guidelines for Proprietor Pharmacists
Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) – Practice Standards
Information in relation to the Privacy Act 1988 (and amendments)
The Poisons List or the Standard for the Uniform Schedule for Drugs and Poisons (SUSDP)
Australian Immunisation Handbook
The Pharmacy Board of Australia Guidelines
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy (Merck Sharp and Dohme)
A Medical Dictionary

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