Bahamas Pharmacy Council Est. 2009
#54 Capital House, Corner of Virginia & Augusta St. P. O. Box P.O. Box N-4460, Nassau Bahamas
Phone - 1 (242) 326-0566 Fax - 1 (242) 322-6880 Email - email@example.com
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Dr. Anne T. Vanria Rolle, Pharm.D., M.H.A.,RPh
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CHAPTER 337C CONSUMER PROTECTION
21 (1) At any time before payment is made for any item of goods of, or above a prescribed value (whether sold as used or unused), a provider shall provide, both orally and in writing, all information in the English Language to the consumer concerning the goods being sold including, where applicable, the origin, price in the currency of The Bahamas, care terms, components, hazards, proper use, assembling, installation, weight and size of the goods and where chargeable, the professional fees of the provider being charged in respect of the goods.
Did you know that establishing or engaging in the practice of INTERNET PHARMACY in any form is against the law in The Bahamas? Pharmacy Act 2009 Part VII 25. (3)
"Working to guarantee the highest
levels of pharmaceutical care in The Bahamas"
"To guarantee the highest levels of pharmaceutical care"
"To secure the highest level of pharmaceutical care by ensuring competent pharmaceutical care providers who practice within agreed standards and are accessible to the entire population."
Please be advised that the Bahamas Pharmacy Council has relocated to the following address:
#54 CAPITAL HOUSE
(MINISTRY OF HEALTH - HEALTH EDUCATION DIVISON)
CORNER OF VIRGINIA AND AUGUSTA ST.
(ADJACENT TO ST MARY'S CHURCH)
PHONE - 322-1025 322-1187
PLANNING TO IMPORT PHARMACEUTICALS?
DID YOU KNOW....
THE PHARMACY ACT 2009
STANDARD AND IMPORTATION OF DRUGS
27. (1) Every drug –
(a) manufactured or offered for sale within The Bahamas; or
(b) imported within or exported from The Bahamas, must meet one of the following prescribed international standards –
(i) the British Pharmacopeia;
(ii) the United States Pharmacopeia;
(iii)the European Pharmacopeia;
(iv) the International Pharmacopeia; or
(v) any other Pharmacopeia as approved by the Minister.
(2) Any person who –
(a) manufactures or offers for sale;
(b) imports within or exports from The Bahamas, any drug that does not meet one of the standards referred to in subsection (1), commits an offence and is liable on conviction on information to a fine not exceeding twenty thousand dollars.
28. The import into or export from The Bahamas of any drugs for the purposes of this Act shall be governed in accordance with the provisions of the Customs Management Act and any regulations made thereunder.
Bahamas Pharmacy Council Approved Sites for CPE's
Please find below sites approved and recommended by the Council's Academic Committee as sites acceptable for local pharmacists to use as CPEs
ASHP- American Society Health-System Pharmacists
Pharmacy (Prescription)Regulations 2010
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APPLICATION FOR LAW EXAM
Download pplication form for the Bahamas Pharmacy Council Law Examination (BPCLEX) scheduled to be administered Saturday Oct 25, 7am 11am Rm.113 at the School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions (SNAHP), Grosvenor Close Campus (GCC), the College of The Bahamas.
The registration period for the BCPLEX begins
Monday Sept. 22/2014 and closes Oct. 3/2014 at 12 Noon!
CHAIRMAN'S END OF TERM REPORT 2012-2013
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The Pharmacy Act, 2009
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION AND
CONTROL OF THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY AND
FOR THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF PERSONS
QUALIFIED TO PRACTICE PHARMACY AND
FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BAHAMAS
PHARMACY COUNCIL AND FOR OTHER
MATTERS CONNECTED THERE WITH.
Enacted by the Parliament of The Bahamas.
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SECOND SCHEDULE FEES
(Regulation 3(1), 5(1), 6(1), 9(1)
8(2), 11(1) & 13 (2)
Certificate of registration as a pharmacist, pharmacy technician or other practitioner. $100.00
Certificate of registration for pharmacy $2,000.00
Certificate of registration for a factory $5,000.00
Certificate of registration for a warehouse $2,000.00
Issuance of a license to practice as a pharmacist $100.00
Issuance of license to practice as a pharmacy technician or pharmacy intern $75.00
Issuance of a license to a manufacturer $1,000.00
issuance of a licence to a wholesale distributor $500.00
Renewal fee for a certificate of registration for a pharmacy $1,000.00
Renewal fee for a certificate of registration for a factory $2,500.00
Renewal fee for a certificate of registration for a warehouse $1,000.00
Renewal fee to practice as a pharmacist $100.00
Renewal fee to practice as a pharmacy technician or pharmacy intern $75.00
Renewal fee for an issuance of license to a manufacturer or wholesale distributor $250.00
Replacement fee for a certificate of registration or a license $50.00