Meet the 2021 Wellspring Award Winners
JULY 2021 - This year's winners tackle gaps in hypo/hyperglycemic management in home care, how to tell impactful stories to propel the professsion, new strategies to deal with tobacco addiction, and ways to improve pharmacy education around 2SLGBTQ+ patient care
Digital world: differentiation or disruption?
JULY 2021 - Digital pharmacy, online pharmacy, virtual pharmacy—the names and incarnations may vary but the implications for community pharmacy are the same, agreed panelists at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
’s “Accelerating the Pace of Change” Forum on June 24.
Get the updated COVID-19 chart
JUNE 2021 - Fees for the administration of COVID-19 vaccines in pharmacies range from $13 to $35—where does your province fit on that spectrum?
Pharmacies rise to the challenge
JUNE 2021 - The frontline efforts and expanded scope of community pharmacists during the pandemic have garnered widespread public praise and shone a spotlight on pharmacists’ skills and capacity to play a leading role in public health.
New practice model a win for all
JUNE 2021 - A strategic, structured approach to facilitate practice change is doable, and can have a positive, sustainable impact on both the delivery of expanded services and staff satisfaction.
At the forefront of virtual care
JUNE 2021 - The pandemic certainly boosted the adoption of virtual care, and pharmacy stands poised to take the lead on its widespread acceptance by patients—but first, more pharmacists need to embrace the technologies themselves.
Pharmacists raise patient satisfaction in UTI management
JUNE 2021 - When the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
awarded an Innovation Fund grant for research on the community pharmacist’s role in the assessment and treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI), it helped open the door for several jurisdictions to expand the scope of pharmacy practice to include this service.
Embracing Change in Stony Plain, Alberta
MAY 2021 - Carlene Oleksyn, manager-owner of Mint Health + Drugs: Meridian in Stony Plain, Alberta, has literally flipped her pharmacy around to better serve patients.