Council News

New Leadership for CPS

The Council of Pharmacy Schools: Australia and New Zealand (CPS) has announced the election of new office bearers for the next triennium. CPS is the peak body for pharmacy education and research in Australia and New Zealand, representing 21 leading universities that provide high-quality education to students from Australia, New ...
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Colloquium outcome statement

At the 2022 Interprofessional Colloquium on Thursday 8 September, Council of Pharmacy Schools ANZ (CPS), the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC), the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC), and the Council of Deans of Nursing and Midwifery (CDNM), delivered a joint Outcome Statement, making a public commitment to supporting students, ...
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LIPPE Network

LIPPE Network Launch

Under the leadership of Indigenous peoples across Australia and New Zealand, the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) and the Council of Pharmacy Schools Australia and New Zealand (CPS) are proud to announce the launch of the Leaders in Indigenous Pharmacy Profession Education (LIPPE) Network. The network is dedicated to transforming the pharmacist ...
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Preparing pharmacy graduates

Council Executives Debra Rowett, Andrew McLachlan AM and Mark Naunton have contributed to an editorial in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research - the official journal of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA). The article considers the scale of the challenge facing schools of pharmacy today, and ...
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COVID-19 and clinical placements

CPS guiding principles for pharmacy student clinical education during a global health emergency.   The COVID-19 global pandemic has necessitated rapid changes in both the health education and practice arenas. This has amplified the need to collaborate across the profession of pharmacy and along with other health professions to ensure that ...
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Support during AU bushfires

CPS, through it's member University Schools and Departments of Pharmacy, would like to support recovery efforts after bush fires devastated areas of New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia. As a start, Professor Greg Kyle from the Queensland University of Technology has proposed that currently registered academic pharmacists could provide ...
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