The Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee

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The Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee (PPDC) commenced operation in July 2014 after transitioning from the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Framework Steering Committee (APPFSC).  The APPFSC had operated since March 2011 and completed the work described in its terms of reference.  The PPDC remains a  profession-wide collaborative forum and will focus on the development of pharmacist practitioners through consideration of competencies and scopes of practice.

The PPDC consists of the following Member organisations and Representatives (as at August 2014):

  • Shane Jackson (Chair)
  • Grant Martin – Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacy (AACP)
  • Jenny Bergin – Australian College of Pharmacy (ACP)
  • Bronwyn Clark – Australian Pharmacy Council (APC)
  • Ieva Stupans – Council of Pharmacy Schools: Australia and New Zealand Inc. (CPS)
  • Sam Turner – National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association (NAPSA)
  • Gilbert Yeates – Pharmaceutical Defence Limited (PDL)
  • Lisa Nissen – Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA)
  • Stephen Marty – Pharmacy Board of Australia (PBA)
  • Paul Gysslink – Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA)
  • Andrew Matthews – The Pharmacy Guild of Australia (PGA)
  • Ian Coombes – The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA)
  • Kay Sorimachi (Secretariat)

PPDC information sheet (Aug 2014) (139.4 KiB)