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

Student of the month – November 2015

The November Student of the month is Kelly Chandler from James Street Discount Drug Store in Toowoomba. Trainer and Assessor, Jane Larter nominated Kelly to recognise her high work ethic and exceptional dedication to her Certificate IV training. Kelly has more than a decade of experience in pharmacy. Lea Bentley, Kelly’s supervisor, employer and friend … Read more

Boss of the month – November 2015

The November Boss of the month is Michael Iu from Pharmacy 4 Less Discount Chemist Logan City (formerly Logan City Pharmacy) and Red Hill Day and Night. When Trainer and Assessor, Linden Pirrone stopped by Pharmacy 4 Less Discount Chemist, her Certificate III student, Tianah Charters mentioned that Michael was a supportive boss. Linden suggested … Read more