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  • IMPORTANT NOTICE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    Please click here for the official notice of the 7th Annual General Meeting of the Independent Community Pharmacy Association. DATE Thursday, 1st November 2018 TIME 16h00 to 17h30 VENUE The Pharmacy Show, Gallagher Convention Centre, Hall 5, 19 Richards Dr, Halfway House, Midrand, 1685. Google map link. RSVP Tracey Walters at (021) 671 4473 or info@icpa.co.za. […]

  • Discovery Health Independent Pharmacy Contracts 2019

                  Discovery Health has embarked on a project to recontract all pharmacies that are on the Discovery Health Network with an updated contract that has the following changes: Align the VAT to 15%, the previous contracted fees were inclusive of VAT at 14% Update the contracts with the product […]

  • Allocation of Community Service Pharmacists 2019

                        100 CSP’s available for placement in 2019 The Department of Health (DoH) has requested a list of independent community pharmacies that would like to employ a Community Service Pharmacist (CSP) in 2019. The scope of practice of the CSP while working in an assigned community […]

  • Pharmacy Month – Use Medicines Wisely

    Pharmacy Month – Use Medicines Wisely September is Pharmacy Month Pharmacy Month is a unique opportunity to market the pharmacy profession across the country, bringing together pharmacists from all sectors to communicate the value that our profession brings in the provision of quality healthcare. This year’s theme of Use Medicines Wisely is aimed at educating […]

  • SAPC Elections – Collection of Ballot Papers

    SAPC ELECTIONS – date for submission of ballot papers extended. All requests for collection of ballot papers on or before 6 September will be actioned and counted as valid votes even if not collected by 7 September. Message from South African Pharmacy Council: The closing date for submission of ballots is 7 September 2018. Requests […]

  • Board Notices for Comment

    SAPC published for comment BN 99 of 2018 – Minimum Standards for Unit Dose Dispensing. Click [HERE] for BN99 Comment to be forwarded to ICPA before 31 October 2018.

  • The Sunflower Fund – Selling Topes Competition

    The sale of Topes is going really well – there are only 50 boxes left with Pharmed so hurry and place your orders to support this worthy cause! Congratulations to the following pharmacies – topes sales as at end of August:                         Remember there […]

  • The Pharmacy Show and SAPHEX 2018

    FREE ENTRY Click here to register and view the conference agenda. Members, please add “ICPA” next to your pharmacy name on your registration form.

  • Johnson & Johnson Digestive Health Training Seminars

      ICPA has partnered with Johnson & Johnson to bring pharmacists, pharmacist assistants and nursing sisters an evening of news, views and information. You are cordially invited to join us for the Johnson & Johnson Digestive Health Training Seminar. Please click on the event below that you would like to attend in order to RSVP. […]

  • THE SUNFLOWER FUND CAMPAIGN 2018

    The Sunflower Fund (TSF), non-profit organisation, is a donor recruitment centre and registry. They fight blood diseases like leukaemia through the recruitment of stem cell donors and maintaining a registry of potential donors committed to helping anyone in need of a life-saving stem cell transplant. They fundraise to cover the cost of education and awareness […]

  • LEGAL

    1.1 Medical Schemes Amendments Bill At a Press Conference on Thursday 21 June 2018, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Health, released the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill together with the National Health Insurance Bill for public comment. Motsoaledi stated that the “reason for the amendment is to align the medical scheme environment to that which will […]

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