PSA to recognise outstanding pharmacists


Nominations are now open for the 2017 PSA Excellence Awards for pharmacists

Supported by Symbion, the Awards, including Pharmacist of the Year, Early Career Pharmacist (ECP) of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award, will be announced on Friday July 28 at the flagship conference PSA17.

PSA’s Excellence Awards acknowledge the achievers of the profession who engage in innovative practice, strive to raise practice standards and, through their professionalism, provide a model of practice that others strive to emulate.

The 2017 winners will receive a $9,000 educational grant from Symbion.

PSA National President Joe Demarte says the long-standing Awards honour innovative pharmacists who have achieved the highest standards of commitment and professionalism in pharmacy.

“The Excellence Awards highlight what is great about pharmacy and how pharmacists are striving to make the profession even greater,” Mr Demarte says.

Symbion Executive General Manager Pharmacy Brett Barons says the Excellence Awards recognise outstanding individuals in pharmacy who have contributed above and beyond their roles to benefit the whole profession.

“Pharmacists at all levels of the profession and their career are inspired and motivated by the annual Excellence Awards, which ultimately ensures innovation and professionalism,” Mr Barons says.

PSA is partnering with the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA) to jointly host the PSA17 conference at the newly refurbished Hyatt Regency Sydney at Darling Harbour from July 28–30, 2017.

PSA encourages all pharmacists to nominate themselves or their peers. Nominations close on Friday 23 June 2017.

To nominate or find out more about the PSA Excellence Awards, visit the website

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