The National Pharmacy Students' Survey (NPSS) is an annual survey conducted by the National Australian Pharmacy Students' Association (NAPSA). The survey identifies any issues, queries or concerns amongst students, and uses this to implement positive change for pharmacy students. Furthermore, the data collated is utilised as a tool by NAPSA to accurately represent and advocate for pharmacy students around Australia. In November 2016, 761 pharmacy students completed the survey; more than doubling the response from the 2015 NPSS. The results highlighted key workforce issues facing pharmacy students and indicated interesting perceptions of the industry.Read more
From the 16th to the 19th of November 2016, NAPSA representatives had the opportunity to travel to Perth for the annual Medicines Management conference hosted by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists Australia (SHPA).Read more
On October 12th 2016, the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) ended the National Credentialing Program of Advanced Practice Pharmacists due to sustainability issuesRead more
National Australian Pharmacy Students' Association and The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia Position Statement: Hospital Pharmacy Placements in Universities
Hospital Pharmacy is a desirable career pathway for a large number of pharmacy students across Australia. Exposure to this aspect of the pharmacy profession through placement is necessary for students to get a more comprehensive view of the healthcare system, leading to better-rounded graduates in the profession.Read more
The National Australian Pharmacy Students' Association (NAPSA) today congratulated The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) on the support demonstrated for their inaugural Residency Program commencing in 2017.Read more
In July 2016, a discussion paper was released by the Australian Government's Department of Health titled, Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation.Read more
From September 8-12th, NAPSA Board member James Buckley, and Queensland pharmacy students William Hagan, Allison Cooper and Alistair Meldrum were given the opportunity to attend the Australian Friendly Societies Pharmacy Association (AFSPA)'s Annual Conference held this year in Hobart.Read more
The National Australian Pharmacy Students' Association (NAPSA) takes the position that mental health first aid education be prioritised, with completion of a nationally recognised mental health first aid qualification as a minimum standard.Read more
The International Pharmaceutical Students' Federation (IPSF) is the leading international advocacy organisation for pharmacy students around the world. It consists of approximately 350,000 pharmacy students and recent graduates in over 80 countries.Read more
Join us at the NAPSA AGM, where we'll be electing a new NAPSA Board, and new committee members. Representatives from every pharmacy school in the country will be in attendance, uniting as one cohesive body of motivated Australian Pharmacy Students
May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, and NAPSA pledges its support to Cystic Fibrosis Australia through its Charity Cup which just finished. Cystic fibrosis is a cruel disease, but Morgan Gollan (Pharmacy Intern) does not it get her down, check out her presentation at Griffith University on May 9th.See the video
The National Australian Pharmacy Students' Association (NAPSA) is officially launching their alumni membership at the Australian Pharmacy Professional (APP) conference on the Gold Coast this weekend.
Past NAPSA members can visit the NAPSA stand (295) at APP to sign up to their alumni membership or visit the website at napsa.org.au/alumni. Those who sign up at the conference will also receive a free 'Alumni Pin', which will identify them as official members.Read more
Students from rural and remote locations who are studying pharmacy or are intending to study pharmacy are invited to apply for the Rural Pharmacy Scholarships for 2016.
Supported by the Australian Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, applications for the scholarships worth up to $40,000 open on Monday, 26 October 2015 and close 31 January 2016.Read more
The National Australian Pharmacy Students' Association (NAPSA) represents students from eighteen universities nationwide studying either an undergraduate or postgraduate program.
NAPSA is committed to advocating for Australian pharmacy students to ensure their future is prosperous and their status, rights and privileges are protected.Read more
Donate blood between 1 September – 23 October to help your NAPSA group take out the National Australian Pharmacy Students Association (NAPSA) Blood Challenge 2015.Read more
NAPSA is incredibly excited about the release of the new MyNAPSA platform! Earlier in the year, NAPSA made the bold decision to let go of its old website and adopt a newer, cleaner and more efficient online platform to engage student members. This new website will be the go-to place for NAPSA members to find out the latest news and events and to get involved. Students will also be kept up to date with the latest jobs, career opportunities and intern programs through the new platform.Read more
Pharmacy Student Applications are invited for 'The PHARMACY CRICKET SCHOLARSHIP' of $2500, two to be awarded. Pharmacy Cricket Inc. is to provide this Scholarship for a student (male or female) presently in any year of a full-time Pharmacy Degree course or in a Masters degree course.Read more