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Pharmacy textbook support keeps on growing

February 2015 - As the launch of the Pharmacy Management in Canada textbook draws closer (June 2015), support continues to pour in from various aspects of the profession, including associations and industry, as well personal donations from more...

Verdict still out on usefulness of diabetes apps

February 2015 - With a slew of apps on the market purporting to help people manage their diabetes better, a group of Canadian researchers are determining whether pharmacists and patients think these programs have merit.

In the first part of the...

Board member spotlight: Derek Desrosiers

February 2015 - One year in and Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) board member Derek Desrosiers says he already feels like he’s had an opportunity to make a real impact in contributing to community-based pharmacy research and innovation in...

Prescribing pharmacists reduce BP

December 2014 - Pharmacists with the authority to independently prescribe can significantly improve blood pressure levels in patients with uncontrolled hypertension, according to new research presented at the recent Canadian Cardiovascular...

Patients need pharmacists to do more

December 2014 - With an aging population and a healthcare system ill-equipped for chronic disease management, the potential for pharmacy is huge and as yet untapped, was the consensus of a panel representing patient advocacy groups at the...

New approaches key to reach patients

December 2014 - Pharmacists need to shift their language and approach to pharmacy services to better reach their patients, according to recent research on consumer attitudes towards pharmacy and pharmacists conducted by the Neighbourhood Pharmacy...

Pharmacy innovators share tips

December 2014 - Several community pharmacists with thriving service offerings shared their strategies at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s recent Pharmacy Forum event in Toronto. “Our licenced pharmacy techs quarterback everything,” stressed...

The Business of Value

December 2014 - “If you don’t create value, you don’t matter.” That single sentence, delivered by Dr. Roderick Slavcev during his presentation at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s recent Pharmacy Forum, sums up one of the biggest challenges...

CFP awards grant for research in minor ailments

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CFP announces 2014 innovation fund grant winner

TORONTO, November 19, 2014 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is proud to announce the winner of its annual Innovation Fund Grant. The winners of the $46,300 grant are...

How do patients view pharmacists?

The upcoming 2014 Changing Face of Pharmacy report focuses on the patient perspective.

October 2014 - Learn what patients think about pharmacists’ expanding role at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s (CFP’s) annual Pharmacy Forum, held this...