Guideline overhaul

Pharmacy owners will have to beef up their knowledge and focus on their electronic data to comply with new guidelines issued by the Pharmacy Board of Australia, and due to take effect from 7 December 2015.

In a significant review of practice guidelines the Board has:

  • Included in the Guidelines for dispensing of medicines a new Guideline 9.2 Protection of electronic data, which addresses the specific risks to pharmacists’ electronically stored data.