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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

Do you know someone looking to start their career in pharmacy?

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland branch is proud to again be involved in the Queensland Government’s Community Work Skills Program, which provides fully subsidised pharmacy assistant training to eligible Queenslanders. Delivered in both Ipswich and Brisbane from October 2017 to August 2018, the program focuses on developing an individual’s skillset through successfully completing a … Read more

Student of the month August

The August Student of the Month is Natalie Spina from Cantatore Pharmacy Ingham, in Queenslands north. Guild Trainer/Assessor, Sharyn McErlean who nominated Natalie, had this to say: “Natalie is currently completing her Certificate III in Community Pharmacy and she always completes her workbooks to a high standard. She’s very enthusiastic in her verbal assessments, and … Read more