Our safety net policy provides members with:
$20 million cover for employee pharmacists
We provide cover that is appropriate to the level of risk for the full scope of treatments and practices you are registered and qualified to perform as a professional employee pharmacist.
Meets national registration requirements
Our insurance meets the requirements for registered pharmacists under the national registration standards of the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA). Everything in the scope of pharmacy as regulated by the Pharmacy Board of Australia (PBA) including vaccinations and medicine reviews are covered.
Run-off cover and retroactive cover for prior events
We provide run-off cover that protects you even after you retire. Retroactive protection is also included for unknown events prior to becoming a Professional Pharmacists Australia member and there is limited overseas cover for working holidays too.
Coverage for full scope of practice
Berkley Insurance policy from 1 May. Full Practice Protection
- Members are covered for the full scope of practice you are registered and qualified to perform as an employee pharmacist (in private and public settings) under AHPRA standards – including administering immunisations, and medicine reviews.
- The policy will not cover dishonest criminal acts or known circumstances of existing claims against members.
and Aged Care Royal Commission
Current Policy the full policy wording
in conjunction with the insurance schedule.
Are you eligible?
As a safety net policy there are restrictions on eligibility and coverage.
To ensure you are covered you need to:
- Keep your membership fees and your work and contact details up to date.
- Disclose any relevant information and immediately report any circumstances that may lead to a potential claim.