Vicqi has worked in pharmacies for close to 16 years, first in a large community pharmacy in the CBD and later in a hospital pharmacy before taking on the Staff Development role at RPH and then at Fiona Stanley. When the role became available to work in the Hills through the opening of Mundaring Village Pharmacy, Vicqi jumped at the chance to work in the community she’s lived most of her life. Vicqi holds a Cert III in Retail Pharmacy and regularly upgrades her health and natural medicine knowledge through education. She was the WA State Finalist Pharmacy Assistant for 2017 and loves meeting new patients, talking to regulars, and finding an excuse to laugh throughout the day. Vicqi and her husband raise their three small children in the Hills.
From work experience in Year 10 at the Bayswater Pharmacy, Damien knew being a pharmacist was his path. After working part-time in various pharmacies through High School, Damien studied a Bachelor of Pharmacy and then went on to climb the managerial ladder thanks to roles at Northam and Belmont.
After striking up a conversation with Jana outside Mundaring Coles (where many a good decision is made!) Damien took up a role at Gidgegannup Pharmacy awaiting the opening of Mundaring Village Pharmacy where now manages. In his down time, Damien is a hockey fanatic; playing for Old Guildfordians in the winter and the legendary summer season ‘HillzBoiz’ team.
Ashley is a certified pharmacy assistant with a Cert III and 4 years experience. She’s a long time Hills resident and loves the lifestyle and culture of the Hills where she raises her twin boys. Before her pharmacy studies, Ashley worked as an assistant manager at a childcare centre and holds a Diploma in Children’s Services where she forged a successful career for over a decade. Since the birth of her sons, Ashley has found increased interest in health and natural medicines and how these can complement other medications. She values the space allowed at Mundaring Village Pharmacy to explore this learning and being able to share her knowledge with patients.
Shamaal grew up in the Hills and still lives here with her partner and two young children. She began her career in 2000 and worked in various pharmacies throughout Perth before finding a permanent place at Mundaring Village Pharmacy. She most appreciates being able to work in the community she loves and lives in while building a rapport with the pharmacy’s patients - many of whom she is now on a first name basis with. Shamaal is an outcomes-based health professional who finds reward in helping others with their all of their healthcare needs and has a particular special love for essential oil.