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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...

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...