Does your pharmacy pass the new accreditation test?

Pharmacies will be judged on new simplified accreditation standards under in a revised quality care program.

There are now five domains instead of the previous 18.

The aim is to help pharmacies grow and improve their quality of care.

This means having a plan to keep operating during an emergency, a formal human resources policy, cultural awareness and a commitment not to sell products that could bring the profession into disrepute.

Among the reference documents pharmacies must refer to is competency standards for pharmacists, which