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Suzanne Greenwood, a leader in the not-for-profit hospital and aged care service sectors, has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Ms Greenwood has been CEO of Catholic Health Australia, the largest non-government provider...
In 2016, Melissa Sheldrick experienced the unthinkable when her son Andrew died due to a medication error. Without apportioning blame, she has since worked tirelessly to implement system changes so that it doesn’t happen again. Melissa will be a...
Daniel Gilbertson is a pharmacist with a mind for business. Now the head of healthcare operating models at Medibank, he previously worked as a community pharmacist and hospital pharmacist. Tell us about your current role. I oversee the design of new...
Prescribing is more than just putting pen to paper – but falls well within pharmacists’ scope of practice. Adding prescribing to the repertoire of the pharmacist has been on the ‘agenda’ in Australia now for nearly two decades. Despite a...
Michael Bakker MPS is an ECP on the move. He’s a pharmacist team leader at South Australia (SA) Health’s Flinders Medical Centre, and in his spare time he volunteers with Parkinson’s SA. Describe your role as team leader at SA...
Faye McMillan is a pioneer, paving the way for other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who want to work in the pharmacy profession. When she’s not busy winning awards, she works as a community pharmacist, university lecturer and...
Pharmacists who have an interest in a specific field are in charge of their own development, says pain expert Joyce McSwan, who was recently appointed as a Board Member and Director of The Australian Pain Society (APS) Queensland Branch. Ms...
A showcase of entry-level career opportunities for pharmacists in the pharmaceutical industry. There are numerous career options available to pharmacists in Australia. While the focus for most pharmacists has been in the traditional settings of community and hospital, there...
Pene Wood is a dedicated pain, addiction and Quality Use of Medicines specialist who works across community pharmacy, policy and education. She has recently extended her expertise to incorporate advocacy, and has just taken part in the Pain Revolution...
PSA is redoubling our efforts to ensure fair remuneration for pharmacists that reflects our training and expertise. The launch of Pharmacists in 2023 in February 2019 was the culmination of two years of work to advance roles, recognition and...