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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

Self-nominations close in a month!

The countdown is on to find the next Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year. The Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award, which is now in its 12th year, is the premier award for approximately 35,000 pharmacy assistants in Australia. The Award recognises the outstanding contribution that pharmacy assistants make to the community … Read more

Seven things pharmacy assistants can say, and two they should not

Author: Heather Sexena, originally published in Pharmacy News The TGA has issued instructions to guide pharmacy assistants on what they can say to patients before and after all codeine products become prescription-only next year. The TGA says there can be a fine line between patient education and advertising, “especially if the content and presentation of information … 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