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Pharmacy Council

Ministry
Health
Address
C/O ONTARIO PUBLIC DRUG PROGRAMS OFFICE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE 80 GROSVENOR ST, 9TH FL 
TORONTO ON
M7A1R3
Phone
416-212-4724
Fax
416-325-6647
Background
Ontario Drug Benefit Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.10, ss. 1.4(1) (opens a new window)
Function

The Pharmacy Council provides advice and recommendations to the Minister and the Executive Officer on building and sustaining a strong positive working relationship between the Government of Ontario and the pharmacy profession; identifying opportunities for pharmacists to provide professional services; recommendations on a compensation model for such services; actively promoting the adoption of the "Code of Conduct" across all pharmacy practices in Ontario; considering possible compensation models for specialized pharmacy practice; advising on the appropriate role of pharmacists within the health care system and ways of enhancing the quality and effectiveness of pharmacy services provided to Ontarians; and, considering any other matter referred by the Ministry.

Membership

The Council consists of up to 12 members who are appointed by the Minister. Two of the members will be Co-Chairs, one a representative of the Ontario Pharmacists' Association, and the other a representative of the Ministry. Co-Chair member appointments will be in two-year terms with a review at the end of each term to provide for opportunity for incumbents to step down or for re-appointment as necessary. A co-chair member can stand for re-appointment at the end of each two-year term if interested.

Term

Members are appointed for a term of two years, and may be re-appointed for up to one additional term of two years. If Interim Co-Chairs are appointed at the discretion of the Minister they shall serve for a term of no longer than 12 months.

Meetings
No meetings are currently being held.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location