Pharmacies take home top awards

Narrogin Observer
Narrogin Guardian Pharmacy staff being presented their award by Jason Nathan (far left) and Debbie Van Lith (far right).
Camera IconNarrogin Guardian Pharmacy staff being presented their award by Jason Nathan (far left) and Debbie Van Lith (far right). Credit: Nik Patel

Narrogin’s pharmacies took home prestigious award titles from the recent Pharmacy Assistants Annual Conference.

Guardian Pharmacy Narrogin was named the State’s 2018 Guardian Pharmacy of the Year award, and staff member Sarah Oats took out the Pharmacy Assistant of the Year award.

Guardian Pharmacy Narrogin owner Nik Patel said staff were proud to be nominated as finalist in four categories.

“I believe we work very well as a team and endeavour to provide exceptional service and care to our community,” he said.

“It has most certainly boosted staff morale.”

Mr Patel also congratulated Sarah Oats for being recognised on the night.

Sarah Oats with her Pharmacy Assistant of the Year awards, presented by Jason Nathan and Debbie Van Lith.
Camera IconSarah Oats with her Pharmacy Assistant of the Year awards, presented by Jason Nathan and Debbie Van Lith. Credit: Nik Patel

“Sarah is genuinely a hardworking individual, and this award has been a great recognition of the exceptional duty of care that she provides to our customers,”he said.

Narrogin Amcal Chemist took home the Community Engagement Pharmacy of the Year award.

Managing partner Geoff Page said the official recognition of the title was well deserved for the dedication and passion of his team.

“(We’ll) continually strive to be the heart of our small rural community by focusing on the real and meaningful relationships we have with them,” he said.

Narrogin Amcal Chemist staff being presented their award by Jason Nathan (far left) and Debbie Van Lith (far right).
Camera IconNarrogin Amcal Chemist staff being presented their award by Jason Nathan (far left) and Debbie Van Lith (far right). Credit: Geoff Page

“We’ll always carry on doing what we do, irrespective of awards, the effect on the team is palpable.

Raising pride for what they do, allowing them to walk tall, and reinvigorating their energy and dedication, priceless.”

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