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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

Embracing Change in Newfoundland and Labrador

JULY 2021 - The Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic at Memorial University’s School of Pharmacy in St. John’s is a place where ideas thrive—and failure is embraced.

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.

Pharmacists can aid quicker mental health recovery

JUNE 2021 - For patients with mental illness, pharmacists can play a more important and potentially life-changing role.

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.