CFP's 2020 Pillar of Pharmacy: Rita Winn
AUGUST 2020 - Given Rita Winn’s decades of advocacy and leadership in the profession, it’s fitting she be named this year's Pillar of Pharmacy by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy.
Rita has more than 30 years of community pharmacy and retail...
Embracing Change in Regina, Saskatchewan
August 2020 - “I never saw myself opening a pharmacy in my career but I realized that it was something that was needed, something that would help me—as the lone psychiatric pharmacist in Regina—and would help my patients, ” says Melanie McLeod,...
How COVID-19 has changed the rules in pharmacy practice
JULY 2020 - The pandemic has prompted numerous changes in policies and regulations affecting pharmacy practice. The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
(CFP) has created a chart to summarize the changes and enable quick comparisons between provinces.
Overcoming barriers to diabetes care follow-ups
We've long been hearing about community pharmacists' lack of time and adequate reimbursement as barriers to doing medication follow-ups. But now a recently published Canadian study exploring why community pharmacists aren't doing more diabetes follow-ups is providing proof to the anecdotes.
COVID-19 and pharmacy: focus on Ontario
Governments at all levels have enacted a wide range of temporary laws, regulations, policies and services in response to COVID-19. A number of these changes affect pharmacy practice and have put pharmacists very much at the forefront of ensuring continuity of care for patients.
How COVID-19 is changing pharmacy practice: Alberta
MAY 2020 - Governments at all levels have enacted a wide range of temporary laws, regulations and services in the past few months in response to COVID-19. A number of these changes affect pharmacy and have put pharmacists very much at the forefront of ensuring continuity of care for patients.
Hypertension: new certification program for pharmacists
MAY 2020 - In the fight to reduce high blood pressure, pharmacists can make a real difference, believes Ross Tsuyuki, Professor and Chair in the Department of Pharmacology in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry...
CFP celebrates 75 years
APRIL 2020 - This year is the 75th anniversary of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy. While it's not how we expected the year to unfold, this pandemic period has further demonstrated the value of pharmacy services and the need to support...