Tag Archives: Training

Dementia: government response ‘not enough’

While welcoming the federal government’s “first steps” to address dementia needs, peak body Dementia Australia has urgently called for more. Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe said the government’s response to priorities identified in the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s interim report will go some way towards meeting …

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Retail body urges tax and training action

The National Retail Association (NRA) has publicly backed the government’s promised personal and business tax cuts as being good for retailers. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb this week urged Prime Minister Scott Morrison to make the tax cuts his top priority, in order to put extra money into consumers’ pockets. “Both …

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New CPD modules for pharmacists

The Australian College of Pharmacy (the College) has announced the release of nine new CPD activities which are available to ALL Australian pharmacists at no cost. The nine modules are online and interactive, covering two important over the counter areas: Nutrients and supplements, and allergic rhinitis and skin allergies. The …

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Funded pharmacy assistant’s training

The Pharmacy Guild’s Queensland Branch has acquired funding to prepare pharmacy assistants for the future of community pharmacy. The funding is part of the Queensland government’s Training in Emerging and Innovative Industries Fund (TEIIF) and will be applied through the Modernising Vocational Education (MOVE) project which aims to support the …

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DDS named Chemist/Pharmacy of the Year

Discount Drug Stores (DDS), has won the top prize for Roy Morgan’s Annual Customer Satisfaction Awards in the Chemist/Pharmacy category for 2018. In the awards ceremony, Roy Morgan named DDS as ‘Australian Chemist/Pharmacy of the Year’ following the highest tally of customer satisfaction ratings in 2018. Roy Morgan calculates each …

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Free vaccination training

From 2019, all enrolees in the Pharmacy Guild’s Intern Training Program (ITP) will have free access to the Guild’s National Vaccination Course for Pharmacists. The Guild says it is the only intern training provider to offer this, with interns undertaking the ITP able to complete their accreditation to provide pharmacist-administered …

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MedsCheck trial training

The Pharmacy Guild has online training available now to support community pharmacies participating in the national chronic-pain MedsCheck trial. The CPD-accredited training modules provide specialised training to community pharmacies conducting trial interventions with eligible chronic-pain patients. The modules will educate pharmacists on the complex condition of chronic pain, including both …

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TWC academy upgrade

  TerryWhite Chemmart (TWC) has upgraded its training academy to support the pharmacies and upskill the teams that support the delivery of various leading health program initiatives. The TWC Academy will offer a range of education and training opportunities for pharmacists and support staff, including the Retail Leaders Forum, Masterclass …

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