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28-29 October 2022

SOFITEL | BRISBANE

Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award 2022

The Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY) is the premier award for Australian pharmacy assistants, recognising and celebrating the ‘best of the best’ in community pharmacy.

Now in its 16th year, PATY acknowledges outstanding pharmacy assistants’ skills, knowledge, leadership and customer service over a 12-month period.

Nominees can either self-nominate or be nominated by a third party.

Nomination Process

Nominations open in March 2022.

Below is an overview of the nomination process for the Award:

  1.  Nominees can either self-nominate or be nominated by a third party such as an employer, colleague or industry representative
  2.  Nominees must complete and submit a response to selection criteria
  3.  Nominees will be short-listed to take part in a virtual State Workshop (up to 10 State Finalists per state will take part in the workshop)
  4.  A State Winner is selected from each State Workshop and invited to represent their state in a National Judging Workshop
  5.  A face-to-face National Judging Workshop will be held in Brisbane in October
  6.  The national winner will be announced at the Pharmacy Assistant National Conference 2022

Prizes

In addition to outstanding training, development and networking opportunities, the award offers the following prizes:

State Finalists

The top 10 finalists in each state are invited to participate in a State Workshop, which provides professional development opportunities for participants.

State Winners

One winner will be selected from each state/ territory and awarded:

  • A custom glass trophy
  • Exclusive training and development sessions
  • National recognition in industry publications such as Retail Pharmacy Assistants, Retail Pharmacy, AJP, ITK, AJP and Pharmacy Daily
  • A profile in National Guild electronic and social media platforms
  • Return flights and accommodation for attendance at the National Judging Workshop and the Pharmacy Assistant National Conference 2022 (PA2022)
  • Complimentary registration for PA2022, which is held in conjunction with the National Judging Workshop
  • Invitation to be a judge at the PATY 2023 State Workshop in their state or territory (this will be conducted online via Zoom)

National Winner

One National winner will be selected and awarded:

  • A custom glass trophy
  • $5,000 cash prize
  • Guild Training Package of their choice
  • Return flights, accommodation and registration to APP2023 on the Gold Coast, including tickets to the Welcome Reception and Street Party
  • Return flights, accommodation and registration to PA2023, including tickets to the Welcome Reception and Street Party
  • Invitation to participate as a judge at the 2023 National Judging Workshop

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