About ACPHARM Qld

Welcome to ACPharm – Gold Coast

ACPharm was established to cater for the ever growing needs of health practitioners that were prescribing compounded products. Originally beginning as OzCompounding, ACPharm have over 30 years of combined experience and have built strong relationships with their doctors and customers. Our Gold Coast location is a 400m2 facility specifically designed for Compounding only. You don’t need to be on the Gold Coast to access our services as we post all over Australia.

Owned by Jack Hammond, a very well known and experienced compounding pharmacist who has knowledge and expertise in all aspects of Compounding and Natural medicines. We have the knowledge and experience to make your medications to the highest standard.

Our dream of creating an Australia wide service for all of our customers as well as a local collection point is now a reality as joining forces with ACPharm NSW has enabled us to grow rapidly.

Meet the Team

Jack Hammond
Owner / Compounding Pharmacist

Jack has been compounding for over 10 years and has a lot of experience in all aspects of compounding.

In 2008, Jack completed a Veterinary Compounding course and he loves working with both humans and animals.

Jack is a highly sought after compounding chemist and has designed and set up more than 5 compounding chemists as well as being a guest speaker at compounding conferences around Australia.

With experience in manufacturing, cosmetics, veterinary, nutrients, children’s and geriatric compounding, Jack is able to help with all Compounding inquiries.

Samantha Hammond
Owner / Customer Service Manager

Sam, co-owner and Jack’s better half, has a burning passion for compounding which started when she first helped out making capsules in the lab.

She quickly progressed up the ranks over the years to manage the office.

Sam has over 8 years compounding experience and specializes in customer service. Previously a beauty therapist, she loves working closely with cosmetic compounding and our skin clinics.

Sam is our office manager and will always ensure our customers are looked after.

Ruana Neemia
Senior Lab Technician

Ruana has been working in Compounding for over 7 years. Ru started off working in the office, but has now found her passion lies in the lab. She is very knowledgeable and efficient and her accuracy and attention to detail ensures your products are made to the highest of standards.

Ru specialises in NHRT compounding.

Shanae Edwards
Senior Lab Technician

Shanae has been working in compounding for 5 years and enjoys every aspect of the job.

Shanae started off working in our office and is now fully trained in all aspects of the compounding labs, specialising in capsules & vitamins.

Phoebe McLaren
Assistant Office Manager

Phoebe has been working with ACPHARM for 2 years and already shows alot of knowledge in compounding.

She is our office assistant manager and knows how to perform all duties within the office including dispensing.

Phoebe likes to ensure our customers are well looked after and no request is too hard for her to handle. Phoebe loves the cosmetic side of compounding and is loving her new role as assistant manager.

Trevor Tompkins
Vitamin Lab Technician

Trevor has been compounding for 1 year and specialises in Vitamin compounding.

Trevor is known as the capsule king, as he can make the orders at an amazing pace whilst still maintaining accuracy.

He is also learning about NHRT compounding in our main lab and enjoying learning new things.

Melissa Lavery
Dispense Technician
Office Assistant

Mel has been working in compounding for 4 years and in Pharmacy for 10 years.

She has amazing customer service skills and is our head dispense technician.

Mel has excellent attention to detail and ensure all of your compounding orders are dispensed and handled correctly every time.

Pauline Mednis
Cosmetic Lab Technician

Pauline has been working in pharmacy for over 20 years, with 10 years experience in compounding pharmacy. Pauline has excellent customer service skills & has great attention to detail.

Pauline is our cosmetic laboratory technician in training and also assists with customer service.

Alana Croucher
Compounding Pharmacist

Alana is our part time compounding pharmacist. Alana has been working in pharmacy for 19 years and completed her bachelor of pharmaceutical science in 2009 and master of pharmacy in 2011.

 

Alana is enjoying time spent in the lab learning all about the compounding world of pharmacy and finds herself especially interested in natural medicines and specialised vitamin compounding.