Bone matters

As pharmacy assistants, you are frequently being asked about ways to increase bone strength. Due to our aging population, the prevalence of osteoporosis and the increase of diets and lifestyles with reduced nutrients, many customers now require the additional support of supplements to maintain good nutrition. The preferred way to get your requirements of calcium … Read more

Christmas season in the pharmacy

It’s that time of year again! Christmas parties and festivities are all around us and as every pharmacy assistant knows it’s time to start getting ready for the Christmas rush. There are customers making the final dash for that last elusive present and just a few looking for help to cure (or prevent) the dreaded … Read more

Congratulations – November 2015

Congratulations to the team at Gympie Amcal Max; they recently won the Queensland Amcal Max Pharmacy of the Year! When Trainer and Assessor, Sherree Walters spoke with her student Jess Dobson, she said: We are honoured to receive this award because we know there are other pharmacies out there that are just as deserving. We … Read more

Thinking about Christmas staff?

The Guild’s online Pharmacy Assistant Induction Module is available FREE to new staff at Guild Member pharmacies, within three months of employment. This simple induction tool will help your new staff understand the unique nature of community pharmacy, including: The role of community pharmacy in the supply of medicines to the community The rules and … Read more