Supporting Innovation in Pharmacy for a Healthier Canada


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.

Thank you from a pharmacy student

MAY 2021 - Pharmacy students value their work experiences more than ever due to the new reality of digital learning brought on by COVID-19.

Head start for hypertension certification

MAY 2021 - The Hypertension Canada Professional Certification Program (HC-PCP) is available exclusively for pharmacists for a limited time before becoming available to family physicians and nurses.

Pharmacists at the forefront of virtual care

MAY 2021 - CFP is funding education and research to help pharmacists integrate virtual care into daily practice.

Embracing change in Longueuil, Quebec

APRIL 2021 - After working for seven years as a consultant helping pharmacies implement new practice models, Judith Choquette decided it was time to walk the talk. In 2009 she purchased what would become Pharmacie Judith Choquette in Longueuil, Quebec, a 20-minute drive from downtown Montreal.

Future pharmacy leaders!

APRIL 21 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to partner with the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI) to present the Guy Genest Passion for Pharmacy Award to outstanding students across Canada.

E-prescribing gathers momentum

APRIL 2021 - Covid-19 is spurring the adoption of virtual care, and with it the use of e-prescribing by community pharmacists.

Breaking diabetes barriers

APRIL 2021 - Research proves making quality improvements in practice help pharmacists do more in diabetes follow-ups.