Guild ITP Student Essay Competition
The Guild Intern Training Program (Guild ITP) National Student Essay Competition is an initiative of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia designed to encourage students to communicate their vision for community pharmacy and the role of the pharmacist in the future.
Final year pharmacy students are encouraged to submit an essay with a maximum of 1,500 words on the topic outlined below:
The Pharmacy Guild is focused on supporting pharmacies integrate operational efficiencies needed to facilitate increases in pharmacist led counselling through Over the counter (OTC) medicine sales in a way that supports Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) principles enhancing patient health outcomes.
Discuss three possible initiatives, commercial or operational, that would support the appropriate promotion and delivery of pharmacist led counselling of non-prescription medicines including, but not limited to, S2/S3 products. As a minimum you must outline the possible initiatives; how each initiative would provide growth and/or business security to community pharmacy and how they would enhance patient health outcomes.
Entries for the 2016 essay competition close at 5.00pm on Friday 29 July 2016.
Guild ITP National Essay Competition 2016 - Guidelines
Guild ITP Essay Competition Submission 2016 Submission Form Finalists Essays 2015
Winning Essay: University of Queensland – Rebecka Odlander
Runner Up Essay: University of New England – Melanie Noakes
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