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Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore (PSS)


The 2 decade old Pharmacists Registration Act has been redrafted and the Pharmacists Registration (Amendment) Bill was presented by Ministry of Health for public consultation between 11-Jun-2007 to 6-Jul-2007.

Some of the most significant changes to be introduced included:

˙introduction of compulsory continuing professional education (CPE) for pharmacists,

˙the setting up of a Pharmacist Specialists Register,

˙the introduction of a more rigorous disciplinary proceedings framework,

˙the conversion of the current Singapore Pharmacy Board to a new statuary body known as the Singapore Pharmacy Council.

The bill is expected to be read in the Parliament and passed into laws by the end of 2007.