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Meet Sharyn, Tassie’s New Trainer

Tasmanian Pharmacy Assistants studying with the Guild are being supported by the wonderful Guild Trainer/Assessor Sharyn McErlean. Sharyn is the dedicated Trainer for the Tasmania region and is often on the road visiting students and pharmacies across the state. With 29 years of pharmacy experience under her belt, and five years with the Pharmacy Guild, … Read more

June Student of the Month

At Guild Training Queensland we love to recognise outstanding achievers in community pharmacy training. Congratulations to the Student of the Month for June, Louisa Fletcher from Jadin Chemist Express in Morayfield! Louisa was nominated by her Trainer/Assessor Sherree Walters who was inspired by Louisa’s high level of pharmacy knowledge. Sheree explains, “I met Louisa after … Read more

June Boss of the Month

We are very pleased to announce our Guild Training Queensland Boss of the Month is Bec Edgerton from LiveLife Pharmacy Bowen Healthcare! Guild Trainer/Assessor Katy Duldig nominated Bec after visiting the store and witnessing how supportive and encouraging Bec is with her team. “Bec is very invested in having well trained staff and is very … Read more

May Student of the Month

Congratulations to our Guild Training Student of the Month, Julie Terry from Bundaberg Discount Drug Store. Julie was nominated by her Guild Trainer Linden Pirrone after being inspired by her ambition, determination and commitment to her professional development. As Linden explains, “The story began in November 2016 when I was visiting one of my other … Read more

Behind those eyes: When customer service turns into grief counselling

By Alice Vanderpol, 2018 Pharmacy Assistant of the Year The word ‘grief’ encompasses all feelings of sorrow, misery, sadness, anguish, pain, distress, suffering, heartbreak, despair and many more. It’s also a word that I am no stranger to. In 2004, I experienced the loss of my older brother. He was only 23 years old and … Read more