Page Category: Pharmacies

New Pharmacy Opening

(form must be submitted at least 30 days prior to opening)

Applications for certificates of operation for a new pharmacy must meet the requirements described in Part XIII of the Regulations of the New Brunswick College of Pharmacists. The operation of the pharmacy shall adhere to the requirements illustrated in parts XIV,XVII,XVIII, and XIX of these same Regulations. (Note: New pharmacies must be fully complaint with the NAPRA Model of Standards for Pharmacy Compounding of Non-sterile Preparations on the day of opening.)

Before you begin the online application, please have electronic version of floor plan that outlines the dispensary and the product self-selection area (Schedule III products)

Click on the following [link] to access the application form.

Operations

As written in the New Brunswick Pharmacy Act, 2014,  Section 5(1)h, it is the duty of the New Brunswick College of Pharmacists to uphold and protect the public interest in the practice of pharmacy. The New Brunswick Pharmacy Act, 2014 and its Regulations are the basis for governing the practice of pharmacy in New Brunswick.

The NB College of Pharmacists issues certificates authorizing the operation of a pharmacy in New Brunswick. The Certificate of Operation is issued in the name of a pharmacist who is designated to have authority over and be responsible for the operation of the pharmacy. The registrant is referred to as the Pharmacy Manager and responsibilities are outlined in the Regulations (begin with Section 20, Responsibilities & Delegation).

Information relating to the registration of pharmacies in New Brunswick is outlined in Section 13 of the Regulations.

Pharmacy Standards of Operation are found in Section 14 of the Regulations.

Forms

Practice Directives

Pharmacy Alert System

Pharmacy Closing Notification

Must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the closure

 

The closure of a pharmacy shall adhere to the requirements illustrated in sections 14.12, 14.13 and 14.14 of the Regulations of the NB College of Pharmacists.  

PHARMACY CLOSING CHECKLIST

New Brunswick Pharmacy Regulation stipulates: “Every person who closes a pharmacy with the intention of discontinuing the operation thereof shall:”

NBCP has been notified of the closure (30 days prior to the pharmacy closing where possible)

  • Client records have been preserved as required by law
  • Client records have been copied to clients if requested
  • Arrangements have been made to transfer prescription files to another pharmacy
  • Orderly continuation of client care has been arranged
  • Clients have been notified of arrangements for record retention, file transfer and accessibility
  • Arrangements have been made with software vendor to freeze records to prevent changes
  • The Certificate of Operation has been returned to NBCP for cancellation
  • Signs, symbols and advertising relating to pharmacy have been removed from the premises
  • All drugs have been removed and disposed of according to law

The Pharmacy Manager of the closing pharmacy is responsible for the storage and security of the records for the required period of time (as defined in The Regulations) unless the records are transferred to another person who agrees to assume responsibility for the records. The Pharmacy Manager of the closing pharmacy must notify NBCP of this transfer.

Click on the following [link] to login to your NBCP profile and access the application form.

Change in manager

Change of manager requests must be submitted 30 days prior to change. 

Further information is available in section 14.3 of The Regulations of New Brunswick College of Pharmacists.

Pharmacy manager profiles are assessible through the same login as your pharmacist profile. The change of manager is initiated by outgoing manager.

Click on the following [link] to login to your NBCP profile and access the application form.

  • select “My pharmacies” from the left hand side of your profile page 
  • select the pharmacy associated with manager change 
  • select “Edit profile”
  • Scroll to bottom of page for pharmacy manager section and click ADD
  • Find incoming manager in search bar, select and add effective date of change in next bar
  • Hit submit
  • pay fee (There is a fee associated with every manager change and payment is due at the time of submission.)

Once a form is submitted, an email will be generated and sent to both the incoming and outgoing managers, with declarations for review and approval.

Invoice will be available on your profile. 

Pharmacy change in Location

Pharmacy – Change of location
 
(Must be submitted at least 30 days prior to opening)

The new location of the pharmacy must meet the requirements described in Part XIII of the Regulations of the New Brunswick College of Pharmacists. The operation of the pharmacy shall adhere to the requirements illustrated in Parts XIV, XVII, XVIII and XIX of these same Regulations.

Please note: You will need to have electronic versions of the floor plan, which outlines the dispensary and the product self-selection area (Schedule III products) ready, before you begin the online application.

Click on the following [link] to login to your NBCP profile and access the application form.

Forms

STUDENTS

MISCELLANEOUS 

Letter of Standing Request

Name Change Request – Registrant

Nomination to council (PDF)

Replacement Certificate Request

Status Change Notification

Returning to Active Practice: Direct Client Care Register 

 

PHARMACIST 

Registration as a Pharmacist- Internationally Educated – A licensed pharmacist (or have graduated) outside Canada and the US (IPG).

Registration as a Pharmacist- Canadian Transfer – Already licensed as a pharmacist within Canada, but outside of NB.

Registration as a Pharmacist – New Grad– Not yet licensed in Canada but have studied in Canada or the US (e.g., a new pharmacist graduate).

Authorization to Administer Injections – Pharmacist

Minor Ailments Declaration

 

CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION

Conscientious Objection Action Plan

 

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

Registration as a Pharmacy Technician – Canadian Transfer – Already licensed in Canada, outside NB.

Registration as a Pharmacy Technician – New grad – Not yet licensed in Canada.

Technical Permit to Administer Injections – Pharmacy Technician

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION 

Form M – Continuous Professional Development Learning Project – Record Sheet (PDF)

Form N – Continuous Professional Development Log (PDF)

 

 

PHARMACIES

Central fill pharmacy agreement notification form (PDF)

Change of Location

Change of Name -pharmacy (PDF)

Change of Ownership (PDF)

Change of pharmacy manager 

COVID-19 Notification of Temporary Pharmacy Closure (PDF)

Loss or Theft Report Form for Controlled Substances and Precursors

New pharmacy opening

Opioid Agonist Treatment – Hospital Pharmacy Registration form

Opioid Agonist Treatment – Community Pharmacy Registration Form

Pharmacy Alert System (PDF)

Pharmacy Closing Notification

Wholesaler 

 

COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE

Collaborative Practice Application Form (PDF)

Collaborative practice sample agreement group (PDF)

Collaborative practice sample agreement individual (PDF)

Request for Letter of Collaboration Collaborative Practice (PDF)

Student Bursaries

J. Victor Robichaud Scholarship Application Form (PDF)

Student bursary – form (PDF)

 
   

Wholesaler

The New Brunswick College of Pharmacists has a duty to uphold and protect the public interest in the practice of pharmacy.

Wholesalers must register with the College (this applies to wholesalers whether their business is located in New Brunswick or not) and only distribute limited access drugs to pharmacies registered with the College in New Brunswick.  Limited access drugs pose enough potential risk to the public that they require either a prescription, professional intervention or supervision from a pharmacist at point of sale. Wholesalers must maintain registration, renew annually, and notify the College of any changes to contact information. 

Wholesaler Registration

Pharmacies in New Brunswick must only be purchase limited access drugs from wholesalers that are registered with the College.  [Regulation 15.4]

List of registered wholesalers

Wholesaler Corporation Name Change

 

 

 

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