Pharmacy in Drouin
Told by: Rob Stewart in November 2018 and Isaac Harris in January 2019.
Amcal chemist on right 1960s
00.00 Intro by Rob
00.11 Indenture to Chemist & duties. Old brands.
01.18 Pharmacy study: subjects and practical training
02.34 British Pharmacopoeia (BP), abbreviations, measures
03.40 Qualifying and code of ethics for PBS
04.47 Doctor’s prescriptions
05.30 Making tinctures, tablets, syrups & bulk mixtures, triangle counter
and process of trituration
06.44 Making pills
07.23 Jobs in rural Victoria. Old pill & medicine names
08.16 Suburban work, deliveries, opening hours and ownership
09.26 Work in Drouin at Wadhams chemist
10.14 Geoff Wadham
10.39 Purchase of business & refit of the shop
11.13 Prescription dispensing records
11.43 Computers and label arrive
12.27 New premises
13.03 The other Drouin pharmacy
13.45 Intro to Isaac
13.55 Pharmacy in 2019 and background
15.40 Making creams the old way
15.50 Robotic automated machines
17.37 Linking health records & safe scripts
Dated the 2nd of August 1994 from the Warragul and Drouin Gazette.
Rob Stewart and staff in old store 17.6.93 Jane Stoll, Jennifer Brown, Nicole Shanahan
Geoff Wadham July 1956
The other chemist in Drouin. Mr Smith the assistant at Rogers pharmacy.