Who are we?

The Technicians and Assistants Stream is a network of SHPA members who recognise the crucial role technicians and assistants have in hospital pharmacy services. Members of this stream may be technicians or assistants, or pharmacists who work closely with them and have a key interest in developing and optimising the utilisation of technicians and assistants in hospital pharmacy services.

Why join?

By joining the Technicians and Assistants Stream you can build networks and access peer support through access to our Technicians and Assistants Discussion Forum.

To view the self enrolment option for the Technicians and Assistants Interest Group, please enter the username and password for your Online CPD account* (created for you by SHPA)

*Please contact specialtypractice@shpa.org.au if you are unable to see the self enrolment option or need assistance with your Online CPD account details.

If you are an experienced hospital pharmacy technician or assistant, or a pharmacist who is interested and invested in recognising, developing and optimising the crucial role of technicians and assistants in hospital pharmacy, why not apply to join the Technicians and Assistants Practice Group. Belonging to the Technicians and Assistants Practice Group gives you all the benefits of the Technicians and Assistants Interest Group, plus opportunities to support members of the Technicians and Assistants Interest Group and contribute to important SHPA work relating to surgery or perioperative medicine – including SHPA submissions, standards of practice and education.

Members of the Technicians and Assistants Practice Group are also eligible to nominate for election to the Technicians and Assistants Leadership Committee.

 CLICK HERE for Practice Group eligibility criteria and to submit your application.