Boss of the Month – June 2016

The June Boss of the Month is Alex Korol from Middlemount Pharmacy. Alex has been nominated by his pharmacy assistant Melanie Norman, because he is so supportive of her training. “Alex is the most caring and supportive person I have ever worked with. He is always willing to listen and goes above and beyond for … Read more

Student of the Month – June 2016

The June Student of the Month is Fran Canellis from Giant Chemist Harbour Town. Fran has been nominated by her employer Kristy who says, “Fran is a hard-working employee who approaches both her work and studies with the same dedication and always strives to perform to the best of her ability.” “Fran approaches her responsibilities … Read more

QCPP training webinars

Human Resources (HR) and QCPP Do you get overwhelmed by the HR coordination in your pharmacy? Discover how QCPP can assist you to address the essential elements of your HR systems! Date: Friday 1 July, 2016 Time: 10 am – 11 am Register now   Assessment Ready Preparing for your QCPP assessment? Put your mind … Read more

Making networking fun at PA2016

Networking can be daunting for many people. Talking to strangers, sharing your opinions with peers and even trying to think of something to say can be tiring! Emma Fernance, Event Manager at the Pharmacy Guild of Australia said that the 2016 Pharmacy Assistant National Conference (PA2016) will have  a ‘twist’ on networking opportunities, to make … Read more

How to manage dry skin in winter

By Melanie Gill, QCPP Pharmacy Practice Officer These past few weeks we have certainly noticed a change in the weather, as much as I’m sad to say it; winter is here! While it does come with the benefits of hot chocolates, soups and lazy days by the fire, the cold and dry weather really takes … Read more

Photos from the Road

This month, Guild Trainer/ Assessor Sharyn McErlean has been busy visiting her students in Townsville. One of Sharyn’s past students heard she was going to be in town so she brought in her 18 month old baby to meet her…. Sharyn even stopped in to have her flu vaccination at Terry White Townsville!