Services

A) COMMUNITY PHARMACIES (PHARIA 2-6)

The Emergency Locum Service will include:

  • Telephone and fax access to a toll free number.
    The availability of the telephone access will be continuous – 7 days per week, 24 hours per day.
  • The availability of pharmacist locums within a reasonable period, 24 hours wherever possible.
  • The Service will fund travel costs not exceeding $2500 (ex GST) to the pharmacist locum, to cover all travel costs between the locum’s home and the locum location.
  • There is no limit on the number of times an individual may access the service, subject to provision of adequate documentation.

B) COMMUNITY PHARMACIES (PHARIA 1) AND HOSPITALS

The Emergency Locum Service will include:

  • Telephone and fax access to a toll free number.
    The availability of the telephone access will be continuous – 7 days per week, 24 hours per day.
  • The availability of pharmacist locums within a reasonable period, 24 hours wherever possible.
  • Funding does NOT cover travel costs of locum.
  • A fee for recruitment will be charged.
  • Should you have an emergency situation please contact us on 1800 357001; we will advise you if you are now covered by the service and if your particular circumstance qualifies for funding.