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How do patients view pharmacists?

The upcoming 2014 Changing Face of Pharmacy report focuses on the patient perspective. October 2014 – Learn what patients think about pharmacists’ expanding role at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s (CFP’s) annual Pharmacy Forum, held this year at the Mississauga Convention Centre on October 15. Representatives for patients with diabetes and arthritis are among the […]

More backing for management textbook

October 2014 – Green Shield Canada is the latest company to put its support behind Canada’s newest pharmacy management textbook, with a $25,000 donation. “We believe the textbook will be an excellent aid in the development of the next generation of pharmacists,” says Steve Bradie, President and CEO. “The role pharmacists have in the delivery […]

AB looks to pharmacists for CVD risk reduction

October 2014 – Alberta has identified vascular risk reduction as a public health priority and has reached out to community pharmacy to demonstrate that pharmacists can play a leading role. “I’ve never been in this position before, where government has come to me to do a study. Usually we’re the ones trying to get their […]

Incoming President reflects on value of CFP

October 2014 – When pharmacist Anne Maheu first joined the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, she was in the thick of the pharma industry as Director of Healthcare Stakeholder Relations at Pfizer Canada. “Executive Director Dayle Acorn had come to our company to talk about CFP but I’d never heard of it,” she says. “Still, Dayle […]

A report card for pharmacy services

October 2014 – Canadian researchers are looking to capture the perspectives of various stakeholders on current pharmacy services to garner advice on how to best evaluate these services going forward. Since the summer of 2013, the researchers have been interviewing policy makers, physicians, pharmacists, academics and patients to determine what they consider most important when […]