Jessica Bugg was the lucky recipient of $2500 at APP last weekend, as the winner of a Pharmacy Cricket 2010 scholarship. Jessica started her pharmacy career as a junior pharmacy assistant in Burnie, Tasmania, and is now based on the Gold Coast after achieving qualifications as a Dispensary Technician – having enrolled for a degree in pharmacy at Griffith Uni. A keen advocate for patient-focused pharmacy, Bugg is also very much in favour of rural and regional pharmacy and has asked for a placement in Alice Springs as part of her course. She’s pictured receiving her award from Guild executive director Wendy Phillips.
TWO in five insulin injection users have never been shown the correct needle size or the need to rotate the injection site, according to new data published from a survey conducted by the RACGP’s Diabetes Specific Interest Network, reported in 6minutes.
VETERAN Salvation Army suicide prevention campaigner 86 year old Alan Staines OAM has yesterday completed his walk from Canberra to Sydney promoting the message that we need more services for those bereaved by suicide.