Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award

The Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award is the premier award for pharmacy assistants across Australia, recognising and celebrating the ‘best of the best’ in community pharmacy. Each year, we search Australia-wide to find the most skilled and knowledgeable pharmacy assistants to share their experiences and passion for the industry.This prestigious award recognises the important … Read more

Top 5 reasons to ask your boss to send you to the PA Conference

The PA Conference offers a wide range of educational sessions to give you practical knowledge you can take back to the pharmacy. Learn about managing minor burns, promoting your in-store services, foot care for diabetics and so much more! But, aside from these sessions, what else makes the PA Conference a must-attend event on the … Read more

Training opportunities

‘Medicines to relieve pain’ The Guild Pharmacy Academy has partnered with GSK to develop a comprehensive online guide for pharmacy assistants on the supply of Pharmacy Medicines to relieve pain. This QCPP Refresher Training course emphasises the ASK, ASSESS, ADVISE protocol and appropriate pharmacist referral. Pharmacy assistants can access the course via the Guild Academy’s … Read more

Follow your dreams…

We all know the value of staff training – whether at a conference or in store. These sessions play an important role in improving our product knowledge and on-the-job skills. However it’s also important to recognise the value of motivational speakers who inspire us to follow our dreams, achieve our goals, take the initiative and … Read more

100 Things – what’s on your list?

Have you ever put together a bucket list, either mentally or on paper? Is there one thing you would love to do to make your life complete? At this year’s Pharmacy Assistant National Conference (PA2015), motivational speaker Sebastian Terry will take you on his journey of ticking off 100 items from his own bucket list. … Read more