Guild Training Mythbusting Edition 1

By Kathy Gribble, Guild Trainer/Assessor Medical myths, old wives tales and home remedies! We hear it all as a pharmacy assistants. The treatments options that some of our customers discuss and use can be interesting and sometimes worrying. At Guild Training we want try to debunk some of these myths. All of these listed below … Read more

Photos from the Road

Guild Trainers Linden, Katy and Sharyn have been on the road visiting students across Queensland and Tasmania over the last few months. Check out these pics from their visits! Linden Guild Trainer/Assessor Linden Pirrone shared a wonderfulexperience with us from her time on the road. “When visiting the Terry White Chemmart store in Bundaberg recently … Read more

Introducing the QLD PATY State Winner

Bridgette Atkinson from Babinda Pharmacy in Queensland has been chosen as the Queensland State Winner of the 2019 Pharmacy Guild of Australia / Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY). Bridgette will now represent Queensland during the National Finals, to be held at the Pharmacy Assistant National Conference (PA2019) in October later this year. … Read more

And they huffed and they puffed… Interview with Asthma Educator & Pharmacist, Sherri Barden

By Alice Vanderpol, 2018 Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways that makes breathing difficult. In 2017, Asthma Australia reports there were 441 deaths due to asthma. As staggering as this statistic may sound, the amount of deaths today has actually dropped significantly from 1989 where it peaked at 964. … Read more