Photos from the Road – Thursday Island

Gesa Joseph completing his last unit in his Certificate II in Community Pharmacy
Gesa Joseph completing his last unit in his Certificate II in Community Pharmacy
Guild trainer/assessor Eloise Tombs completing a training session with Yalena Mosby who is currently undertaking her Certificate III in Community Pharmacy
Guild trainer/assessor Eloise Tombs completing a training session with Yalena Mosby who is currently undertaking her Certificate III in Community Pharmacy
Meet the Thursday Island Team. LEFT TO RIGHT: Japhar Bani-Ahwang, Shammah Mosby, Veronica Mosby, Yalena Mosby, Guild Trainer/Assessor Eloise Tombs, Richard Passi and Henry Joseph

 

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Whilst visiting Thursday Island, Joseph Passi completed his Certificate III in Community Pharmacy

Recently Guild Trainer Assessor Eloise Tombs and Guild Training Manager Deborah Scholz visited beautiful Thursday Island and spent 3 days at Thursday Island Pharmacy.  During the 3 days at the pharmacy Gesa Joseph and Joseph Passi completed their Certificate’s II and III in Community Pharmacy and plenty of training was undertaken with the other staff.   Thursday Island Pharmacy has also recently undergone a refit and the pharmacy looks amazing!  If you are ever luck enough to visit this little piece of heaven on earth (30c in winter) be sure to pop into the pharmacy and say hi!

Caitlin Davies and Carli Berrill are two of the four pharmacists that work at Thursday Island Pharmacy LEFT TO RIGHT: Caitlin Davies, Guild Training Manager Deborah Scholz, Guild Trainer/Assessor Eloise Tombs and Carli Berrill
Caitlin Davies and Carli Berrill are two of the four pharmacists that work at Thursday Island Pharmacy. LEFT TO RIGHT: Caitlin Davies, Guild Training Manager Deborah Scholz, Guild Trainer/Assessor Eloise Tombs and Carli Berrill

 

Thursday Island Pharmacy packs DAA’s for the local nursing home the outer Islands and the Thursday Island community. LEFT TO RIGHT:Elizabeth Mosby, Marcella Mosby, Shammah Mosby, Yalena Mosby, Caroline Mosby
Thursday Island Pharmacy packs DAA’s for the local nursing home the outer Islands and the Thursday Island community. LEFT TO RIGHT: Elizabeth Mosby, Marcella Mosby, Shammah Mosby, Yalena Mosby, Caroline Mosby

Boss of the month July

The July Boss of the Month is Wally Maguire from LiveLife Pharmacy, Airlie Beach Day & Night – Wally has been nominated by his fellow colleague, Toni Townsend who had the following to say: Wally has gone above and beyond in supporting me throughout my Cert III in community pharmacy.  Wally has a patient, carefree … Read more

Student of the month July

The July Student of the Month is Barbara Beaven from Chemist Outlet, Bundaberg. Barbara has been nominated by her Guild Trainer/Assessor, Linden Pirrone who had this to say…. At 58 years young and on her second time round working in pharmacy she is still finding pharmacy as rewarding as it was 40 years ago. Barbara has always … Read more

Can some supplements at the pharmacy help boost immunity? Written by Guild Trainer/Assessor Eloise Tombs

This is a question I hear so commonly from customers during the winter months as they succumb to colds and flu.   Although there are some overseas studies into the efficacy of herbal supplements such as astalagus, andographis and echinacea show promising symptom relief, the Therapeutics Goods Administration of Australia have yet to  issue an … Read more

What to expect at your next QCPP assessment?

You may have heard that there’s been a change to Quality Care Pharmacy Program (QCPP) assessments. Before you get excited and think QCPP assessments are going to start happening every 10 years or be conducted on a beach somewhere in the Bahamas, we want to tell you about a new collaborative partner. After successfully completing … Read more