As per Rule 5 under QCPP Program and Assessment Rules, accreditation is issued to a pharmacy business entity. Within three months of change of ownership, relocation or change of other details, the owners must complete a Change of Pharmacy Status form and forward it to QCPP. Failure to provide these details may result in sanctions being applied under QCPP.
For the purposes of the Pharmacy Practice Incentives (PPI) Program, pharmacies must notify the Guild within fourteen days of a complete change of ownership or change to PBS approval number. Failure to do so may result in:
As per Rule 31 under the QCPP Program and Assessment Rules, accreditation is issued to a pharmacy business entity and within three months of commencing a new service (as defined in Elements 2 and 3), hiring equipment, distance dispensing, or an internet pharmacy, the pharmacy owners must notify QCPP of any changes in services. The Change of Pharmacy Services form as indicated in Rule 31 has been superseded and now pharmacies simply have to resubmit to QCPP a new T1A Legal and Professional Obligations Declaration form indicating the current pharmacy services on page 2 of the form.
The information provided on the form will be used to determine if and when additional assessments will be undertaken. Failure to lodge the declaration within three months may result in sanctions being applied.