Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Review

As you may know, as a part of the 6CPA the Australian Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia made a commitment to conduct an independent Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation (the Review). This Review is currently underway via a panel of three independent reviewers. The panel is led by Professor Stephen King, with … Read more

Photos from the Road August

(Above, left to right) Shona Frohloff, Renee Renner, Michelle Steinke from Lowood This month, Guild Trainer / Assessor Eloise Tombs has been busy visiting some of the hard working rural pharmacies in Boonah, Fassifern, Lowood, Plainland and Toogoolawah.   (Left to right) Rebecca Wakeham, Eloise Tombs (The Pharmacy Guild Australia, Queensland) & Jayesh Kmatri from … Read more

Boss of the month August

The August Boss of the Month is Blaine Woods from Keperra Chemmart– Blaine has been nominated by his fellow colleague, Heather White who had the following to say: “Blaine has been a great boss and mentor. He is always very approachable, and always encouraging us to continue to learn. He is full of information and … Read more

Help support those with a mental health illness

According to Mental Health Australia, Approximately 20 per cent of the Australian population will experience mental illness in any given year. Upskill to support customers, families, friends and workmates in times of a mental health crisis. Network and acquire new skills – a great addition to your CV! Conversations for Life is a suicide prevention … Read more

Student of the month August

The August Student of the Month is Shay Anderson from Childers Friendlies Chemist, Childers. Shay has been nominated by her Guild Trainer/Assessor, Sharyn McErlean who had this to say: “Shay is currently completing a school based traineeship in pharmacy, while completing year 12 and is also studying for an OP. She is a constant wonder that … Read more

Getting to know Queensland PATY winner Natanya McLenaghan

Tell us about your PATY experience. PATY has been such a great experience. It has been such a pleasure meeting all the other finalists and having the opportunity to network with other Pharmacy Assistants throughout Queensland. I’m really looking forward to the Pharmacy Assistant Conference in October on the Gold Coast. I feel very grateful … Read more

Think Pharmacy First

The Guild’s engaging and highly effective national consumer advertising campaign was launched in 2014, with the aim of strengthening community pharmacy’s position as a trusted source of health service and advice. In Chapter 1 of the campaign, the creative approach centred on a charming animation of a community pharmacy run by a husband and wife … Read more

Who let the dogs out!

The Queensland branch recently held a ‘Bring Your Dog to Work Day’ to raise funds for the RSPCA and we don’t know who was more excited, our employees or the dogs who came to visit!   Animal welfare is an important cause and ‘Bring Your Dog to Work Day’ is a fun and meaningful way to raise awareness … Read more

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Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award

The Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award is the premier award for pharmacy assistants across Australia, recognising and celebrating the ‘best of the best’ in community pharmacy. Each year, we search Australia-wide to find the most skilled and knowledgeable pharmacy assistants to share their experiences and passion for the industry.This prestigious award recognises the important … Read more