Australian Healthcare Associates (AHA), on behalf of the Pharmacy Programs Administrator, is seeking quotations for services related to the operation of the Emergency Locum Service – a 7th Community Pharmacy Agreement (7CPA) program for an initial contract term of two years, with two optional one-year extensions.

The Emergency Locum Service Program provides support to Pharmacy owners in rural and remote areas through direct access to pharmacist locums in emergency situations such as illness, bereavement, or family emergencies. The service aims to place a locum in any location in Australia within 24 hours, for a maximum of seven days.

Suitable suppliers are invited to submit responses in line with RFQ documentation and guidelines published on the PPA website and on Australian Tenders, from Tuesday 9 March 2021. All RFQ documentation can be accessed on this web page.

Queries related to the RFQ must be sent to by Wednesday 24 March 2021. Submissions close on Wednesday 31 March 2021 at 5pm AEDT/AEST.