Pharmacy Assistants on the Frontline – Know Your Worth!

By Alice Vanderpol, 2018 Pharmacy Assistant of the Year The Frontline  Pharmacy assistants are often on the frontline; we maintain and protect the day-to-day relationship with our customers, remember their stories, their name and encourage them to come again. In this changing industry where customers want more from us than ever before, we have the … Read more

March Student of the Month

The Guild Training Student of the Month for March 2019 is Thelma Rapp from Good Price Pharmacy Stafford! Thelma was nominated by her Trainer/Assessor Linden Pirrone who commended her on her ability to juggle numerous roles with style and enthusiasm. Linden said, “Thelma has recently returned from maternity leave and has hit the ground running. … Read more

February Student of the Month

The Guild Training Student of the Month for February 2019 is Billie Karamaena from Rothnies Pharmacy Innisfail! Billie was nominated by her Trainer/Assessor Sharyn McErlean after observing Billie work through her SIR30116 Certificate III in Community Pharmacy. Sharyn said, “Billie sets an example of what an outstanding pharmacy assistant is. I can tell she is … Read more

February Boss of the Month

The Guild Training Boss of the Month for February 2019 is Carol Robertson from Howard Pharmacy! Carol was nominated by her employee Paige Hills and by Sherree Walters, Guild Trainer/Assessor. Paige’s nomination provided a wonderful insight into Carol’s positive impact on the team and the local community, “Carol is an influential business owner and pharmacist … Read more

Don’t Be Wounded By Wound Care

By Alison Hope Community pharmacies are in an ideal position to help patients with wound care. If information given is accurate and conducive to wound healing, patients will trust you as their health care provider. The Healing Process The skin heals in a three-stage process1.Inflammatory stage: Blood vessels constrict to prevent blood loss and platelets … Read more