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MB smoking cessation helps vulnerable group

August 2015—Pharmacists in Manitoba have proven they can have a significant impact on improving the health of smokers, show the results of a pilot project supported by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada and Pfizer Canada. Led by Pharmacists Manitoba in partnership with Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors, College of […]

RxACTION study reaches wider audience

August 2015—A Canadian-led study looking at the positive impact of pharmacist prescribing in patients with hypertension has been published in Circulation, a prestigious journal produced by the American Heart Association.   “This is the first randomized trial of pharmacist prescribing and it validates that when pharmacists’ scope of practice is expanded, patient outcomes are better,” […]

Improving access to medicine, on the golf course!

August 2015—Some 145 pharmacy stakeholders gathered in Milton, ON, this past June for the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s 20th annual Charity Golf Classic. In addition to practising their golf swing, attendees heard from Neil Corner, GM Health Access and Outcomes at IMS Brogan, on how pharmaceutical companies could be improving patients’ access to medicine in […]

Pharmacy textbook a welcome resource

August 2015—After countless hours of collaborated effort and financial support from organizations and individuals across the country, the new Pharmacy Management in Canada textbook is expected to become a much-needed resource for the profession. “I first realized the need for this when I was attempting to build lecture material for a University of Toronto undergrad […]

Honoring past presidents across Canada

August 2015—Eighteen pharmacy leaders across the country are being recognized by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) with a 2015 Past President Award. Since 2013, CFP has been honoring former leaders of pharmacy groups in Canada for contributing their time and expertise to the profession. “As a volunteer organization ourselves, CFP understands the dedication needed […]