School of Pharmacy

Useful external links

British National Formulary (BNF)

The BNF provides healthcare professionals with authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines in a clear, concise and accessible manner.

Drug Info Zone

A site providing information about medicine to the NHS.


Online health directory including conferences, organisations and job vacancies.

International Pharmaceutical Federation

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) is the global federation of national organisations of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists dedicated to improving the access to and value of appropriate medicine use, and contributing to changes in science, practice and health policies worldwide.

International schools of Pharmacy

Listing of worldwide pharmacy schools.

Māori Pharmacists' Association

The Māori Pharmacists' Association's vision is to lead Māori responsiveness in the pharmacy sector.

Nga kaitiaki o te puna rongoa o aotearoa, the Maori pharmacists' association

Māori health strategy

Māori health strategy for the pharmacy profession.


Website providing information for all health professionals in New Zealand. Ministry of Health site containing information about healthcare in New Zealand.


Medscape offers free, continuously updated continuing education activities for physicians and other health professionals. These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), and have been developed by ACCME-accredited organizations.

Minister of Health's homepage

The official website of the New Zealand Government (Beehive) with updates on key policy developments that can be sorted and viewed by each ministry portfolio.  Learn about current Health Portfolio developments that relate to pharmacy practice on a regular basis from the Minster (and Associate Ministers) of Health.

New Zealand Healthcare Pharmacists' Association

Formally known as New Zealand Hospital Pharmacists' Association, NZHPA is an organisation open to all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians involved in the provision of healthcare.

New Zealand Medical Association

New Zealand's foremost pan-professional medical organisation.

New Zealand Pharmacy Employment

Job vacancies for pharmacists across New Zealand.


PHARMAC, the Pharmaceutical Management Agency, is a Crown entity established by the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000. The site is where you can find information on what they do and how they use the available funding to obtain the best value medicines for all New Zealanders.

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand

The Pharmaceutical Society is the professional body for New Zealand pharmacists. They provide professional support, education, training and career development for all pharmacists, assisting and enabling them to deliver best practice and professional services for the New Zealand public.

Pharmaceutical Technology

Website for the pharmaceutical industry, includes an A-Z listing of pharmaceutical contractors and suppliers, news and product information.

Pharmacy Council of New Zealand

Website aimed at assisting both pharmacists' and the public by providing information for the public regarding standards for pharmacists and the steps they can take if they are concerned about their treatment, providing information for currently registered pharmacists and providing information for students and overseas qualified pharmacists seeking registration in New Zealand.

Pharmacy Defence Association

The Pharmacy Defence Association was formed to protect the interests of pharmacists, primarily against actions of professional indemnity. Its main aim is to support individual pharmacists, as well as the good name of pharmacy as a professional group.

Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

This website will give you a great idea about the diverse role of the community pharmacist and introduces many of the exciting services they have available - services that can improve your health!

School of Pharmacy at Otago University

New Zealand's first School of Pharmacy, founded in 1963.

Tonix New Zealand: health recruitment

Specialise in recruiting health professionals into New Zealand.