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PATY Finalist: Meet Bridgette Atkinson, Qld

Babinda Pharmacy

How does it feel to be awarded State Finalist for Queensland?

My nomination by Sharyn from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia was a complete surprise! It feels amazing to be the Queensland State Winner! It’s been an unreal experience so far. I’ve enjoyed networking and getting to know people.

Can you give a brief overview of your career in pharmacy?

I started in pharmacy eight years ago in another pharmacy. Currently, I’m at Babinda Pharmacy. I’ve done my Certificate III and I am currently doing my Certificate IV with the Guild. I am a people person and I jumped from working in a delicatessen to community pharmacy because I thoroughly enjoy that every day is different, and you have a huge opportunity to make an impact on someone’s life.

How do you think you stand out from the others nominated?

It’s definitely, because I love pharmacy in my small community. I have intimate knowledge and connection to local customers from newborns to the elderly. I contribute significant support to their health and wellbeing.

What do you have planned for the future?

I’m so excited for the future of pharmacies with all of the new technology. I plan on continued education to keep up to date with the latest and be knowledgeable enough to implement the latest professional services.

 

Retail Pharmacy Assistants magazine wishes Ms Atkinson the best of luck at the PATY Awards commencing on October 12.

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