To review and advise upon matters referred to it by the Minister.
The review committee shall be composed of seven members: the Director of the Pharmaceutical Services Division; a physician of the Physician Services Division; the Manager of Program Policy and Professional Services at the Pharmaceutical Services Division; three pharmacists who are not employees of the Department appointed by the Minister; and a chartered professional accountant appointed by the Minister.
The Minister may consult with the Pharmacists’ Association of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board on the appointments to be made.
The Minister shall designate one of the members to be chairperson of the review committee.
The legislation is explicit and requires the following members:
The following attributes are important considerations in selecting members:
The committee holds three/four full-day meetings per year. Additional meetings can be called by the Chair if there are specific reviews to be conducted.
Public members serve for a three year term and may be reappointed for a second term of three years. When a public member’s term has expired, that member may continue to be a member of the committee until replaced or reappointed.
The Pharmaceutical Audit Review Committee is seeking to fill the following positions:
Expressions of interest are being sought from individuals who possess the background, experience and skill-set identified in the board profile above and who can bring unique perspectives to the table. Consideration will also be given to a variety of demographic factors to ensure the board is representative of the population they serve.