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More backing for management textbook

October 2014 - Green Shield Canada is the latest company to put its support behind Canada’s newest pharmacy management textbook, with a $25,000 donation.

“We believe the textbook will be an excellent aid in the development of the next generation...

AB looks to pharmacists for CVD risk reduction

October 2014 - Alberta has identified vascular risk reduction as a public health priority and has reached out to community pharmacy to demonstrate that pharmacists can play a leading role. “I’ve never been in this position before, where...

Incoming President reflects on value of CFP

October 2014 - When pharmacist Anne Maheu first joined the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, she was in the thick of the pharma industry as Director of Healthcare Stakeholder Relations at Pfizer Canada.

“Executive Director Dayle Acorn had come...

A report card for pharmacy services

October 2014 - Canadian researchers are looking to capture the perspectives of various stakeholders on current pharmacy services to garner advice on how to best evaluate these services going forward.

Since the summer of 2013, the researchers...

Spotlight on Jake Thiessen: A pillar of pharmacy

August 2014 - What does it take to earn a Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Pillar of Pharmacy award? As this year’s recipient confirms, it’s a life-long commitment to pharmacy education and a dedication to research that enhances patient care.

In...

Vote of confidence for minor ailments

August 2014 - Pharmacy customers appear to be overwhelmingly supportive of pharmacists assessing and prescribing for minor ailments, according to a recent study of the government-funded minor-ailments program in Saskatchewan.1

The study surveyed...

Your support funds innovation

More pharmacists in the community setting are overcoming barriers to expand their practice, if this year’s applications to the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) Innovation Fund are any indication. “We’re impressed and encouraged by both the...

Leaders of pharmacy organizations receive well-earned kudos

August 2014 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) is recognizing the stellar efforts and commitment of pharmacy organization leaders across the country with the Past Presidents Award, now in its second year.

“Our aim is to highlight the...

Tee-ing up for CFP

August 2014 - Some 140 golfers from across the industry and pharmacy community gathered for the 19th annual CFP Charity Golf Classic.

With 14 contest holes and raffle prizes worth more than $7,000, the June event was a huge success, says Dayle...

Announcing 2014 Wellspring winners

2014 Wellspring Award winners Kelly Grindrod, Rod Forsey and Ingrid Sketris.

This year’s recipients of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Wellspring Award are seeking to become catalysts for change in community pharmacy. All three winners...