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Saskatchewan adopts SafetyNET-Rx for quality assurance

APRIL 2014 - Nova Scotia's SafetyNET-Rx program, funded in part by Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP), is making its mark in the increasingly critical area of continuous quality improvement (CQI) in community pharmacy. "Nova Scotia is...

Marshall Moleschi new president of CFP

APRIL 2014 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) welcomes Marshall Moleschi, Registrar of the Ontario College of Pharmacists, as its President. Moleschi joined CFP's Board in 2010 and has been a member of its Executive since 2011.

"The...

Ontario OPENs door to research

APRIL 2014 - A large-scale research program to study the value of pharmacists' services in Ontario is well underway, with completion scheduled for mid 2016.

In May 2013 the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced more than $5.7...

Are pharmacists evolving fast enough?

APRIL 2014 - With legislation to support expanded scope evolving across the country, pharmacists have to quickly adapt along with it for any hope of success. At least that was the consensus during a panel discussion on "pharmacist-driven change"...

Green Shield/OPA results promising for pharmacists

JANUARY 2014 - Pharmacists have long been dubbed an underused resource in chronic disease management and a new report from the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) and Green Shield Canada has the statistics to prove it.

The report highlights...

Gearing up for a new breed of pharmacist

JANUARY 2014 - With the expanding role of pharmacists, Canada's universities have a key role to play in admitting the right kinds of candidates into pharmacy programs, believes Dr. David Edwards, Hallman Director and Associate Dean at the...

Evolution of networks for private payers

JANUARY 2014 - Canada's largest insurance company is working "with pharmacists in new and exciting ways," Barb Martinez, National Practice Leader at Great-West Life, told attendees at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy's recent Pharmacy Forum...

Pharmacy associations build united front

JANUARY 2014 - Like two sides of a coin, Canada's two national pharmacy associations appear determined to fulfill complementary mandates in order to support pharmacy's transition to new models in both business and professional practice. Both also...

CFP announces $25,000 Innovation Fund grant to support Manitoba smoking cessation project

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Toronto, January 7, 2014 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy has had the opportunity to support multiple projects this year. The winners of a $50,000 grant are the Manitoba Society of Pharmacists in association with the...

CFP commits $35,000 to UBC Practice Research Project

The winners of the $35,000 grant are Drs. Carlo Marra and Larry Lynd from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia, and Pharmacist John Shaske of Howe Sound Pharmacy.

The PhInDMORE study is collaboration...