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The gift that keeps on giving

By Brianne Lowe, 2019 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year It sure is the most wonderful time of the year but if you work in retail, it can also be the most challenging. Combine frantic last-minute shoppers with patient’s expectation of ‘business as usual’ in the dispensary, and you will start to … Read more

October Boss of the Month

The Guild Training Boss of the Month for October is Loretta Musumeci from Babinda Pharmacy! Loretta was nominated by her team member, Bridgette Atkinson. Bridgette reached out to her Guild Trainer/Assessor Katy Duldig to nominate her boss and share the below information. “Loretta is an outstanding pharmacist who not only provides the whole health solution … Read more

September Boss of the Month

Big congrats to the Guild Training Boss of the Month for September, Denna Barnett from Priceline Pharmacy Aspley! Guild Trainer/Assessor Abbey Langley nominated Denna after visiting the store and witnessing her interact in the pharmacy. “Denna is a standout Retail Manager with an enthusiastic passion for community pharmacy,” Abbey explains. “Denna is supportive, encouraging and engaging … Read more

October Student of the Month

Congratulations to the Student of the Month for October, Drew David from TWCM Cairns Central! Drew was nominated by her Trainer/Assessor Katy Duldig. Katy said, “Drew is a wonderful student who is very keen to learn and always interested in gaining more knowledge to look after her customers. “Drew is quite new in pharmacy but … Read more

September Student of the Month

Congratulations to the Student of the Month for September, Michelle Martin from TWC Bundaberg! Michelle was nominated for Student of the Month by her Trainer/Assessor Linden Pirrone. Linden shared, “Michelle has in my eyes always been a standout, both as a Retail manager and now as one of my students. “Back in February 2016 I … Read more

August Student of the Month

Congratulations to the Guild Training Student of the Month for August, Raylene Lavin, or Raz, from Yolla Pharmacy in Tasmania! Raz was nominated by her Trainer/Assessor Sharyn McErlean who was able to see Raz interacting with her customers in store. “I was at Yolla Pharmacy in July for a store visit where I saw firsthand … Read more

Handing over the PATY title

By Alice Vanderpol, 2018 Pharmacy Assistant of the Year The reign is almost over! What a year it’s been! The Pharmacy Assistant National Conference is just around the corner and this means the time has come to hand over the title of Pharmacy Assistant of the Year 2018 (PATY) to this year’s deserving winner. This … Read more

Introducing the Tasmania PATY State Winner

Bradley Miller from Blackmans Bay Discount Drug Store in Tasmania has been chosen as the Tasmania State Winner of the 2019 Pharmacy Guild of Australia / Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY). Bradley will now represent Tasmania during the National Finals, to be held at the Pharmacy Assistant National Conference (PA2019) in October later this … Read more