The Northernmost Pharmacist in Australia

Carli Berrill is a Co-Owner and Pharmacist of two pharmacies in Far North Queensland, including one on Thursday Island in Torres Strait, which is the most northern pharmacy in Australia.

She started her professional career in Coffs Harbour in New South Wales working in hospital pharmacy. After her internship, Carlie entered community pharmacy, where she worked as a locum on Thursday Island and “fell in love with the place”. She’s been based on the Island community since 2009.

Her role with the Thursday Island Pharmacy is to provide essential health and pharmacy services to 15 communities, including remote islands south of Papua New Guinea. The role for the community is the important ‘constant’ in being a trusted and familiar healthcare professional.

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