Governance

The Community Pharmacy Services Programme is mandated by the 20 District Health Boards to implement the Community Pharmacy Services Agreement (CPSA 12).

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Community Pharmacy Services Governance Group (CPSGG)

Community Pharmacy Services Operational Group 

Service Development Working Group

Clinical Partnerships

Pharmacy Procedures Taskforce

Pharmacy Audit Sub-Group

 

Community Pharmacy Services Governance Group (CPSGG)

CPSGG is responsible for supporting the implementation of the community pharmacy service model. This includes ensuring the requirements of the Statement of Purpose within the Governance Group Terms of Reference and the principles of the Community Pharmacy Services Agreement are upheld. 

Community Pharmacy Services Programme Structure

Governance diagram

Governance Group Members

  • Kevin Snee - Chief Executive Officer Lead, Hawkes Bay District Health Board
  • Carolyn Gullery - General Manager Planning and Funding Lead, Canterbury District Health Board
  • Joanne MacDonald - Finance Manager, Waikato District Health Board
  • Andy Inder - MOH  - Group Manager Community Health,  Service Commissioning, Ministry of Health
  • Steffan Crausaz - PHARMAC Chief Executive Officer
  • Graeme Blanchard - Pharmacy Guild President/Pharmacy Representative
  • Mike Seymour - Pharmacist with Commercial Pharmacy Expertise
  • Graeme Smith - Pharmacist with Commercial Pharmacy Expertise


Meeting Minutes 

February 2017
November 2016
September 2016
August 2016
June 2016
23 May 2016
5 May 2016
April 2016
March 2016

 

Terms of Reference

  


 Community Pharmacy Services Operational Group 

Reporting to the Governance Group, the Community Pharmacy Services Operational Group (CPSOG) provides reports and recommendations on the operational aspects of the Community Pharmacy Services Agreement that flow out of the programme working groups.


Operational Group Members

  • Rachel Mackay - Programme Director, Community Pharmacy Services
  • Trevor Lloyd- District Health Board Portfolio Manager
  • Michael James - District Health Board Portfolio Manager
  • Edwin Wong - Sector Services, Ministry of Health
  • Andi Shirtcliffe - SCI Directorate, Ministry of Health
  • Craig Smith - Pharmacy Guild Contracts Manager
  • David Mitchell - Pharmacy Partners
  • Kerry Oxenham - Independent Community Pharmacist
  • Alison Van Wyk - Green Cross Health


Meeting Minutes 

March 2017
December 2016
October 2016
July 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016

 

 


 

Service Development Working Group

The group was established to develop, implement and embed service development initiatives that enable the successful implementation of the requirements within the CPSA.

Working Group Members

  • David Mitchell -Pharmacy Partners (Chair)
  • Robbie Hannon - Pharmacy Representative
  • Lynne Bye - Pharmacy Representative
  • Keith Fraser - District Health Board Portfolio Manager
  • Richard Turnbull - Pharmacy Representative
  • Alice Madsen - Pharmacy Representative
  • David Holt - Pharmacy Representative
  • Linda Rundle - Audit and Compliance
  • Linda Caddick - Pharmacy Guild
  • Shirena Vasan - Pharmaceutical Society

Clinical Partnerships

Strong clinical relationships between community pharmacists and primary health care professionals are important for the delivery of the Community Pharmacy Services.

The Clinical Partnerships working group supports CPS Programme foster these relationships by engaging and educating stakeholders about the CPSA, its services and the associated patient benefits. 

Organisational involvement

The Community Pharmacy Services Programme liaises with representatives from the following groups for their expertise.

  • New Zealand Nurses Association 
  • General Practice New Zealand
  • New Zealand College of Midwives
  • Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
  • New Zealand Medical Association
  • Waikato Community Pharmacy Group
  • Ministry of Health
  • Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand
  • Hawekes Bay, Taranaki and Waikato District Health Boards. [/load_more]

Pharmacy Procedures Taskforce

The Procedures Manual Taskforce is a short term group established to review the Pharmacy Procedures Manual V7 and ensure the Manual is accurate and user friendly for pharmacists. 

The Pharmacy Procedures Manual

Taskforce Members

  • Peter Cooke - Pharmacy Representative
  • Trevor Lloyd – District Health Board Representative
  • Sean Dougherty - PHARMAC
  • Cathy Martin - Green Cross Health
  • Kayla Marsh - Pharmacy Guild
  • Christine Mandeno – Pharmacy Partners
  • Jacqui Hooper - Sector Operations Group - Ministry of Health
  • Linda Rundle - Audit and Compliance - Ministry of Health
  • Kirsty Jones - NHB Business, Analyst - Ministry of Health
  • Trish Farrelly- Pharmacy Manager - Ministry of Health
  • Sue Wiltshire - Medicines Control - Ministry of Health

Pharmacy Audit Sub-Group

Established by the Community Pharmacy Services Programme to develop an Audit Strategy and Audit Plan as described in the CPSA.  The work group will then monitor and provide guidance on the work that flows out of these key documents.

Members

  • Andrew Lesperance - General Manager Strategy Planning & Alliance Support - Nelson Marlborough DHB (Chair)
  • Alison Van Wyk - Professional Services Manager - Green Cross Health
  • Beverley Alloway - Manager, Sector Operations -Ministry of Health
  • David Mitchell - Director PharmacyPartners Ltd
  • Grant Short - Independent Consultant
  • Linda Rundle - Audit Manager, Audit and Compliance - Ministry of Health
  • Michael Haynes - Team Leader - Medicines Control -Ministry of Health
  • Pam Duncan - Professional Standards Advisor - Pharmacy Council of NZ
  • Scott Pringle - Audit Team Leader - Audit and Compliance - Ministry of Health
  • Tim Slow - Portfolio Manager - Bay of Plenty DHB
  • Tracey Sullivan - Pharmacy Guild
  • Richard Townley - Chief Executive - Pharmaceutical Society 

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