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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.

Certina Ho and her...

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...

Thank you, OPA

JANUARY 2016 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy thanks the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) for its continued support, most recently with an $8,000 donation representing proceeds from OPA’s 2015 golf tournament and a special raffle held...

2015 Innovation Fund winners

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CFP's Dayle Acorn with grant recipients Dr. Linda Lee and Tejal Patel, as well as Dr. David Edwards of University of Waterloo

Sherilyn Houle, University of Waterloo


NOVEMBER 2015 - Researchers from the...

Patients' needs, in their own words

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Dawn Richards, Canadian Arthritis Patients Alliance, Angelique Berg, Hypertension Canada, Anne Marie Wright, moderator, Jan Davison, Bloom Program, Joanne Lewis, Diabetes Association

NOVEMBER 2015 - Pharmacists can do more...

Sharing the wealth with CFP

NOVEMBER 2015 - Independent pharmacy owners got a chance to hear some timely information for their businesses, and support the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, during a wealth management symposium held in Toronto in October.

The...

More claims for services

NOVEMBER 2015 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) has updated its chart summarizing fees and claims data for government-sponsored pharmacist services under expanded scopes of practice.

Among the highlights: Quebec’s new fees for...

Pharmacies respond to patients' needs

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Koon Leung, Shoppers Drug Mart Ned Pojskic, Green Shield Canada Neil Donald, McKesson Canada Phil Emberley, Canadian Pharmacists Association

NOVEMBER 2015 - The majority of Canadians consider their pharmacist to be...

MB smoking cessation helps vulnerable group

August 2015—Pharmacists in Manitoba have proven they can have a significant impact on improving the health of smokers, show the results of a pilot project supported by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of...

RxACTION study reaches wider audience

August 2015—A Canadian-led study looking at the positive impact of pharmacist prescribing in patients with hypertension has been published in Circulation, a prestigious journal produced by the American Heart Association.  

“This is the first...