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Innovation Fund attracts high-calibre submissions

Despite the disruption of COVID-19, the Canadian Foundation of Pharmacy reports a strong turnout in submissions for grants from its Innovation Fund.

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

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Ross Tsuyuki

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...

Embracing Change in Toronto

APRIL 2020 - Whether it’s expanding pharmacy services or scaling them back in times of crisis, pharmacist/owner Victor Wong believes pharmacies need to embrace their critical role in Canada’s healthcare.

Wong saw the value in offering expanded...

Help is here for anxiety due to COVID-19

Looking for an app to help your patients, your co-workers or yourself cope with anxiety during the COVID-19 crisis? Not sure which one to pick, out of the thousands that are available?

Alberta research shows value of care plans

A novel qualitative research study illuminates how comprehensive annual care plans (CACPs) can provide tremendous value to patients, pharmacists and other healthcare providers.

Introducing CFP's 2020 Board Members

The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to welcome six new board members for its monumental 75th year. Joining the board are Dr. Lori MacCallum and Kerry Mansell, Helen Marin and Kimberly Schroeder, Max Beairsto, and Al Moghaddam.

Embracing change in Ottawa

Kent MacLeod and his team at NutriChem prove that finding the right niche is key to long-standing success. This independent, Ottawa-based pharmacy is still thriving after 40 years in business because it has been setting trends in pharmacy practice from its very beginnings.