Guild gift wrapping competition winner!

Congratulations Liz Wallis, the winner of the Guild gift wrapping competition! See Liz’s entry below. We loved the styling of these pressies and the gum nuts and pine give it a native Australian feel! Congratulations again Liz and thanks to all the other entries we received… check them out below!

Spiced Mulled Wine

We may never experience a dreamy white Christmas down under, but we can still enjoy a spiced mulled wine in the festive season! This recipe for mulled wine is the perfect addition to your Christmas feast! Ingredients 2 clementines 1 lemon 1 lime 200 g caster sugar 6 whole cloves 1 cinnamon stick 3 fresh … Read more

Merry Stress-Mas!

By Sherree Walters, Guild Trainer and Assessor Tis the season to be Jolly, and is also known as the season to be stressed! Christmas is the time of year many of us love to hate or hate to love. It’s the time of year where we’re enviously glaring at people who have it all organised … Read more

How to survive the Christmas hangover!

By Nicholas Efstathis, Professional Practice Pharmacist, Business Support With Christmas and News Years just around the corner, we’ve assembled the best and worst of hangover cures, to get you through those nightmare egg nog hangovers! The hard stuff: Physiology Once Alcohol (ethanol) is ingested, the liver begins the process of breaking down the ethanol into … Read more

Student of the month December

The December Student of the Month is Monique Stewart from United Chemists Slade Point in Mackay. Monique is a positive and enthusiastic team member, and was recently awarded ‘team Member of the Year’ in her pharmacy! Guild Trainer/Assessor, Lisa Point, who nominated Monique had this to say: I have chosen Monique Stewart for December Student … Read more

Boss of the Month December

The December Boss of the Month is Norma Brettell, Retail Manager from Dalby & District Friendly Society Dispensary in Dalby. Norma has been nominated by her colleague, Chloe Russell who had the following to say… “Norma is a really great boss. She is very considerate and generous of her time when helping us with our … Read more

Photos from the Road: Bundaberg

Linden Pirrone, Guild Trainer and Assessor recently visited her student Kimberley Potter in Bundaberg, who recently completed her Certificate III. Upon Lindens visit, another staff member, Julie (pictured) enrolled in her Certificate III after seeing what Kimberley had gained from her study. Congratulations to Kimberley and good luck to Julie!           … Read more

Gift wrapping competition!

Think you can compete with Santa’s elves? We want to see! As we approach Christmas, we challenge you and your store to a Chrissie present wrapping competition!! Grab a present, wrap it to perfection & remember to be as creative as you like! Snap a picture of your creation! Upload it onto our Australia Pharmacy … Read more

Student of the month November

The November Student of the Month is Pharmacy Assistant Jenna-Lee Charles from Clifton Pharmacy, Clifton. Jenna-Lee’s Guild Trainer/Assessor, Erin Le Feuvre, who nominated Kiyah had this to say: “I have nominated Jenna as she thoroughly enjoys learning about pharmacy and all the ranges. She submits excellent, high quality workbooks. She consistently backs her written work … Read more

Boss of the Month November

The November Boss of the Month is Debra Landers, Retail Manager from Springfield Amcal, Ipswich. Debra has been nominated by her colleagues, Sallie Stansfield and Mailene Resnik who had the following to say… “Deb is an amazing manager, she is both accommodating and remains fair while managing all of the staff here. She is a … Read more