Get to know the PATY state finalists!

Clare Stone, Queensland State winner Sally Edwards, Nothern Territory State winner Kylie Marsh, New South Wales State winner Kimberley Hunt, South Australia State winner Karlie Read, Western Australia State winner Samuel Vince, Tasmania State Winner Stephanie Meiklejohn, Victoria State Winner Get to know the State and Territory Finalists of The Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Maxigesic Pharmacy … Read more

Interview: Sally Edwards, Nothern Territory PATY State winner

How did you get started in pharmacy? I was an optical mechanic by trade, manufacturing contact lens in Adelaide. I was 30 years old, pregnant with my daughter, and my husband and I had just bought a house in the Adelaide Hills when the company we were both employed by closed down. I had been … Read more

Interview: Karlie Read, Western Australia PATY State winner

How did you get started in pharmacy? As I prepared to graduate high school I knew I wasn’t interested in attending university. Instead, I started looking into full-time work, when I found a traineeship in pharmacy. I already had a Certificate II in Skin Care and Beauty, so I saw it as a great opportunity … Read more

Interview: Samuel Vince, Tasmania PATY State Winner

How did you get started in pharmacy? I started working in Priceline in Tasmania over 18 years ago, and it wasn’t really until Priceline started branching into Pharmacy about ten years ago that I even considered a career in pharmacy. I really didn’t know anything about the industry, but it seemed like a very logical … Read more

Interview: Clare Stone, Queensland PATY State winner

How did you get started in pharmacy? I started my career in pharmacy while living in Tully, which is located between Cairns and Townsville in Far North Queensland. At the time I was taking part in the Better Baxter weight management program, which was facilitated through the pharmacy. They offered me a job – and … Read more

Top six women’s health issues – and how pharmacy assistants can help

Author: Eloise Tombs, Guild Trainer/Assessor Pharmacy assistants can play an important role in providing advice to women no matter what life stage or age. We can suggest strategies to help live a healthy life and provide information and advice about products and services in the pharmacy and wider community. I’d like to share the top … Read more