Good regulatory design: Assessing the regulatory options for the Pharmacy Council and Medicines Control

06 May 2019

By Mieke Welvaert

A report for the Pharmacy Council.

The Pharmacy Council asked NZIER to review the case for moving to one pharmacy regulator. This is a topical issue as the draft Therapeutics Bill and recent memorandum of understanding propose enhanced information sharing but stop short of recommending moving to a single regulator. Several other countries have single regulators.