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OPEN results point to untapped potential

MAY 2016 - Patients are receptive to healthcare services from pharmacists—but the profession appears to be falling short when it comes to helping those with more complex needs.

These are among the findings of three years’ worth of research into...

How to get on political agenda

MAY 2016 - As the keynote speaker at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Innovation Gala in April, Jeff Yurek, community pharmacist and Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for Elgin-Middlesex-London, urged pharmacists to get more...

Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Award

Don’t miss your chance to receive a Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Award, valued at up to $10,000! Granted by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP), this award supports pharmacists seeking to develop their leadership skills through...

$100,000 for Innovation Grants now available

Practising pharmacists and pharmacy researchers can now receive up to $100,000 in grants per year from CFP’s Innovation Fund. The previous maximum was $50,000. “Now more than ever there is a great need for evidence supporting expanded scope of...

CFP welcomes new board members

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Margaret Wing

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Karen Wolfe

The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to announce the 2016 Board of Directors. University of Waterloo’s Dr. David Edwards takes over the reins from Anne Maheu as this...

New president reflects on future of CFP

David_EdwardsDr. David Edwards, Director of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo, was appointed president of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy this year after joining the organization in 2013. Below he shares his thoughts on why the...

Diabetes pharmacists network

Community pharmacists can draw upon experts at Banting & Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC) to better support patients with diabetes—particularly those with complex needs.

Almost 800 pharmacists have joined BBDC’s Diabetes Pharmacists Network, an...

CFP textbook required reading

JANUARY 2016 - Pharmacy Management in Canada is proving to be a useful resource for faculties of pharmacy across the country. Produced by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, seven pharmacy schools have added the all-Canadian textbook to their...

New DDI tools available

JANUARY 2016 - Research funded by CFP’s Innovation Fund continues to evolve to offer practical tools for pharmacists in the area of safety alerts for drug-drug interactions (DDIs)—and it’s picked up a national award to boot.

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Front-line look at services in AB

JANUARY 2016 - Researchers at the University of Alberta are set to spend the next two years exploring how Alberta pharmacists provide patient care services under the province’s Pharmacy Services Framework. Supported by a grant from the Canadian...