Guild developed guides such as guides on prescription fraud, hospital discharge planning, smoking cessation and consumer level medicine recall guide.


Guidance document regarding access to external patient data.

A guide for pharmacists on the community pharmaceutical modified dispensing quantities rule. This is to be used in your dispensary as a reference guide.

This guide is to help you manage consumer level medicine recalls. We recommend you use this guide in conjunction with the New Zealand Medicine and Medical Devices Recall Code, 2015.

Please note this document is applicable to all DHBs.

 Best practice for dispensing medication changes to patients receiving packed medicines.

Establishing a reliable point of contact at your local hospital is the key to being able to provide a safe and efficient service to your patients following a hospital discharge.

We have developed this guide to help you become more aware of how to spot fraudulent prescriptions and drug seekers. This guide also gives information on what to do in this situation and the legal and ethical responsibilities that need to be considered.

Includes storage, sales and recording requirements, clinical considerations, safety and security measures, and useful links.

Guide for pharmacists on managing veterinary prescriptions.

Te Whatu Ora have begun, via local contracts, requiring pharmacies to have a healthy food and drink policy in place.  We have developed this template to help members meet this requirement. 

This advice has been developed to assist you in planning for, and managing, your pharmacy during an influenza pandemic. We recommend that you keep this document close to hand and that you discuss the contents with your staff.

Updated strep throat guidelines from the Heart Foundation as at August 2014. Includes information around risk stratification and antibiotic dosing to prevent rheumatic fever.

Guidelines to help you to discuss PSOs and how they are intended to be used, with your local medical centres.

In October 2017 PHARMAC made changes to the Schedule Rules to allow pharmacists to supply funded Nicotine Replacement Therapy. Download this document to guide you through providing this service in your pharmacy.  

Te Whatu Ora have begun, via local contracts, requiring pharmacies to have a Smokefree Policy in place. We have developed this template to help members meet this requirement.


Using Practitioner Supply Orders and Standing Orders in the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme. Guidance for sore throat management services. February 2015.

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