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

PA conference wrap up

I joined more than 350 delegates from around Australia at QT Gold Coast in Surfers Paradise last week for the 17th Annual Pharmacy Assistant National Conference. The conference opened with the Welcome Reception in the trade exhibition. We were able to view the trade exhibits, catch up with old friends and introduce ourselves to PAs … Read more

Fundamentals of community pharmacy

It’s been a very busy few months for Trainer and Assessor, Sharyn McErlean as the facilitator of classes full of excited students completing their Certificate II, Fundamentals of Community Pharmacy course. Sharyn has really enjoyed teaching and spending time with passionate students from around the State. We spoke to one of Sharyn’s students to see … Read more

QCPP Knowledge hub – What’s new in October?

The Knowledge Hub is your one stop shop for questions your pharmacy has about QCPP. The information on the Hub includes rulings and interpretations of the Standard which enables you to understand how and why you are completing a certain action (for example, why your pharmacy requires a professional services area and what does this … Read more