Pharmacy Assistant of the Year State Finalists Announced

The opportunity to represent their state and to potentially win the Pharmacy Guild of Australia/ Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY) is one step closer for a group of 50 pharmacy assistants. A complete list of the state finalists can be found here: The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, National President, Mr. Trent … Read more

How do I pronounce that?

There is no doubt that some words in the pharmacy industry can be a challenge to pronounce. While pronunciation may not be high on your list of priorities, having a common way to pronounce words provides patients with a clear understanding and helps to improve health literacy. Imagine how confusing it would be to have … Read more

Who doesn’t love a good shot?

By Brianne Lowe, 2019 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year I’m not going to lie; I did a lot of research for this article. I was astonished to learn that on average 2,800 people die from influenza and/or pneumonia every year in Australia. Considering that the flu vaccination is readily accessible in … Read more

Being Sun Safe this Summer

By Guild Trainer/Assessor Cameron Miller It seems like something all of a sudden changes when our calendars roll over to December 1st. It’s almost like it’s in the air, we notice and feel it as it starts to build. Excitement and anticipation building for the coming holidays coupled with the tension that goes along with … Read more

Guild Training Mythbusting – Edition #2

Medical myths, old wives’ tales and home remedies! We hear it all in the pharmacy.   At Guild Training we want to debunk some of these common myths through our mythbusting series. Let us know what other myths we should expose in the comments! Myth 1: Ringworm is a worm Although the name is deceptive, … Read more

October Boss of the Month

The Guild Training Boss of the Month for October is Loretta Musumeci from Babinda Pharmacy! Loretta was nominated by her team member, Bridgette Atkinson. Bridgette reached out to her Guild Trainer/Assessor Katy Duldig to nominate her boss and share the below information. “Loretta is an outstanding pharmacist who not only provides the whole health solution … Read more

September Boss of the Month

Big congrats to the Guild Training Boss of the Month for September, Denna Barnett from Priceline Pharmacy Aspley! Guild Trainer/Assessor Abbey Langley nominated Denna after visiting the store and witnessing her interact in the pharmacy. “Denna is a standout Retail Manager with an enthusiastic passion for community pharmacy,” Abbey explains. “Denna is supportive, encouraging and engaging … Read more