Helping your customers manage their weight

The growing number of consumers seeking smarter diet and lifestyle solutions to improve personal health means there are plenty of people coming into your pharmacy looking for assistance. As a pharmacy assistant, you need to ensure the information that you supply to your customers is quality information supported by evidence. The information you provide should … Read more

Government subsidised Certificate II in Community Pharmacy courses

Do you know someone who is keen to take their community pharmacy career to the next level? The Fundamentals of Community Pharmacy course may be for them. As part of the Community Learning Project, the Certificate II in Community Pharmacy SIR20112 will be subsidised by the Queensland Government for eligible students. Courses will be held … Read more

Melanie visits the Childers Pharmaceutical Museum

While in Childers on QCPP visits, Pharmacy Practice Officer Melanie Gill was surprised to find the Childers Pharmaceutical Museum so she stopped to take a look. The Museum started out as Childers’ first pharmacy in 1894 under the name Gaydon’s Pharmacy, and closed doors in 1982 when the resident pharmacist passed away suddenly. Nothing was … Read more

Win an APP prize package!

Do you need some arm twisting? Haven’t made up your mind about whether you’ll attend the Pharmacy Assistant Master Class at APP yet? Well, we may be able to help! The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch is giving two lucky Queensland PA News readers an APP prize pack each, including 3 nights at the … Read more

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Know your numbers 2015

ATTENTION Know your numbers Coordinator and pharmacy staff! The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland is proud to have partnered with the National Stroke Foundation over the past three years to support and promote the Know your numbers (KYN) program in community pharmacies. We wish to thank you for participating in this program.  You have helped … Read more

Boss of the month – February 2015

Trainer and Assessor Jane Larter was on Thursday Island recently visiting her students and she asked about their boss, Mick. They couldn’t speak highly enough of him and the work he has done on Thursday Island and when she asked if they would like to nominate him, they wrote the below: “We, the staff of … Read more

Now is your pharmacy’s time to shine!

After a successful first round in the media, the Discover More. Ask Your Pharmacist campaign is back on your televisions and radios from February 8 – April 4 2015. The aim of the Discover More. Ask Your Pharmacist campaign is to raise awareness of the value of community pharmacy and the health care services pharmacies … Read more

Student of the month – February 2015

Trainer and Assessor Tricia Haidley’s student, Bronwyn McCartney from Terry White Chemist Cliffords Gardens in Toowoomba, is the February Student of the month. Tricia believes that Bronwyn’s key strength is her determination, “her enthusiasm for learning and passion for assisting her customers demonstrates her enthusiasm for taking control of her career.  Congratulations Bronwyn, your commitment … Read more