Professional Pharmacists Australia are proud supporters of the Pharmacists’ Support Service (PSS). The Pharmacists’ Support Service (PSS) announced today a new publication for the Australian pharmacy profession “Managing Stress in Pharmacy: creating a healthier working environment in pharmacy by managing workplace stress.” The publication has been developed with input from PSS, PDL, PGA, PSA, PPA…Details
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Pharmacists are Australia’s most accessible health professionals, they are qualified and highly skilled – So why are so many using the term ‘script monkeys’ to describe their practice? The role of a community pharmacist has traditionally focused on supplying medicines, but they now have the skills to help people use medicines safely and effectively to…Details
To the Owner, Following the Fair Work Commission decision to cut penalty rates, many businesses are considering whether to cut wages, or maintain existing penalty rates for staff. The Commission’s decision exposes those who work in pharmacy to a potential cut in take home pay, but it is important for employers to understand they have…Details
MEDIA RELEASE | 17 AUGUST 2017 Australian professional pharmacists are fighting for better recognition of the work they do in the first ‘Work Value’ case to be heard since the ASU’s pay equity decision was successful under Sally McManus’ leadership in 2012, raising the pay of community service workers. A new report released today…Details
MEDIA RELEASE | 17 AUGUST 2017 Australian professional pharmacists are fighting for better recognition of the work they do in the first ‘Work Value’ case to be heard since the ASU’s pay equity decision was successful under Sally McManus’ leadership in 2012, raising the pay of community service workers. A new report released today by…Details
Professional Pharmacists Australia calls for Pharmacy Coalition on health reform with pay at the centre
MEDIA RELEASE | 14 AUGUST 2017 Professional Pharmacists Australia CEO Chris Walton today welcomed the decision of new President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, Dr Shane Jackson, to embrace pharmacist remuneration as a core issue. In response to a PSA White Paper recommending an increase in the award rates for pharmacists, Mr Walton said…Details
MEDIA RELEASE | 6 AUGUST 2017 Australian unions will hold a National Day of Action on Sunday 6 August to protect the penalty rates of Australian pharmacists who are already among the lowest paid health professionals. The Day of Action will action will focus attention on the second largest Group of pharmacy businesses under Sigma,…Details