Jarred, the proud graduate!

Over the last six months, many pharmacy assistants have heeded the call and have enrolled in either a Certificate III (SIR30112) or Certificate IV (SIR40112) in Community Pharmacy. It’s not surprising though, at $495 or $195 for eligible concession card holders it’s hard to say no! This month, Jarred Casey from Terry White Chemists Myer … Read more

Boss of the month – May 2015

Jade Dobson has nominated her boss, Eleisha Kirk as the May boss of the month! Eleisha is the Retail Manager at Goldfields Fulllife Pharmacy. Jade and her fellow team members, had so much to say about their boss that they sent us a whole page of Eleisha’s strengths: Passion: Eleisha is extremely passionate about her … Read more

Student of the month – May 2015

Shannon Dimitrios from Grand Central Pharmacy in Toowoomba is the Student of the month for May! Trainer and Assessor, Tricia Haidley is always impressed that Shannon always gives that bit extra to show how much she has learnt during the month, she completes her workbooks on time and isn’t afraid to ask questions. Tricia loves … Read more

PA Conference registrations now open!

Each year, hundreds of pharmacy assistants from around Australia gather on the Gold Coast to update their product knowledge, learn from industry experts and network with fellow pharmacy assistants and suppliers. We often get asked, ‘how should I approach my boss about attending the conference?’, so we’ve put together a few points to get you … Read more

Asthma 101

It was World Asthma Day on May 6, and that got us to thinking about understanding Asthma and the role community pharmacy plays in helping people manage the disease. So what is asthma? Asthma is a long term chronic disease of the airways, the small tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs … Read more