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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...

Momentum grows for management textbook

The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s fundraising campaign for its Canadian pharmacy management textbook is off to a strong start with a $20,000 contribution from Pharmascience, $5,000 from the Chain Drug Association of B.C., and another $5,000...

Blueprint for Pharmacy update

The steering committee for the Blueprint for Pharmacy has established a Pharmacy Technician Working Group to move forward on the Blueprint’s stated objectives for pharmacy technicians, which include tracking and forecasting pharmacy human...

Personalizing care is key to Canada's healthcare system survival

If Canadians want to preserve their healthcare system for the future, health providers need to start looking to patients as partners in their care as opposed to mere recipients believes Dr. Anne Snowdon, Professor and Chair of the International...

Past Innovation Fund projects show potential for further benefit

Plan sponsors have to consider new investments in healthcare services for long-term cost savings. At least that’s what the latest research from one project supported by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Innovation Fund is indicating.

The...

Introducing Canada's pharmacy management textbook

APRIL 2014 - A new all-Canadian textbook focused on pharmacy management should be available for pharmacies and pharmacy students across the country by spring of next year.

Headed by The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy the textbook is expected...