Ms Sophia Palmer



Department of Health

Sophia is the Acting Director of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule (PBS) Restrictions and Implementation Section of the Department of Health. This team supports the listing of medicines recommended by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC), overseeing the development of restrictions and coordinating the finalisation of PBAC decisions for inclusion in the PBS schedule. The section leads engagement activities with stakeholders on practical and policy issues relevant to the implementation of PBAC recommendations. Prior to working at the Department of Health, Sophia worked as a community pharmacist in Victoria, NSW and the ACT.

Last updated 12:35 4.09.2020