Retail Pharmacy Editor

The reporting and accountability process to revolutionise your team

By Matt Malouf Reporting and accountability are essential for you to understand what’s going on in your business and ensure tasks are being performed at the correct time and to the standard you expect. Regardless of the size of your business, having your team report to you regularly will be …

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Young people with severe allergies feel isolated and unsupported

New research done as part of the National Allergy Strategy Youth Project, targeting teens and young adults has identified some of the key issues facing the estimated 250,000 teens and young adults in Australia who live with severe allergies. “Australia leads the world when it comes to the number of people with …

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Suffering from glass-half-empty syndrome? Seven ways to fill it up!

Is there an automatic little voice in your head that nudges you to play down all that is positive and hopeful? Do friends and colleagues often chuckle and tell you to stop being such a pessimist? And, the most important question is – would you like this to be different, …

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How to Overcome Nerves and Perform at Your Best

By Muffy Churches. It’s a typical day at work. Our calendar bulges with meetings, con-calls, presentations and conversations. We’re productive, optimistic, relaxed, confident and in control. All is flowing in success mode. We’re a seasoned professional, and yet … Why is it that on the morning of an important event, …

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Guild concerns over pharmacy review

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it is concerned that some options in the Interim Report of the Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Review, if ever implemented, could put at risk one of the most trusted, sustainable and best performing parts of Australia’s health system. The Guild says that from the …

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Ex-Guild chief among pharmacists in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The Pharmacy Guild’s former national president, Kos Sclavos, was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. A Brisbane community pharmacist and Life Member of the Guild, Mr Sclavos has been at the forefront of pharmacist innovation and information technology for many years, …

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Why friendships are important at work

Organisations often talk about culture, but rarely consider the role that having friends at work plays in creating a healthy, dynamic and productive workplace. There’s no doubt that workplaces are complex environments – bringing together a melting pot of people with varying ideas, assumptions, experiences, expectations and ambitions. Workplaces can …

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