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How COVID-19 is changing pharmacy practice: Alberta

MAY 2020 - Governments at all levels have enacted a wide range of temporary laws, regulations and services in the past few months in response to COVID-19. A number of these changes affect pharmacy and have put pharmacists very much at the...

Hypertension: new certification program for pharmacists

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MAY 2020 - In the fight to reduce high blood pressure, pharmacists can make a real difference, believes Ross Tsuyuki, Professor and Chair in the Department of Pharmacology in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry...

CFP celebrates 75 years

APRIL 2020 - This year is the 75th anniversary of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy. While it's not how we expected the year to unfold, this pandemic period has further demonstrated the value of pharmacy services and the need to support...

Embracing Change in Toronto

APRIL 2020 - Whether it’s expanding pharmacy services or scaling them back in times of crisis, pharmacist/owner Victor Wong believes pharmacies need to embrace their critical role in Canada’s healthcare.

Wong saw the value in offering expanded...

Help is here for anxiety due to COVID-19

APRIL 2020 - Looking for an app to help your patients, your co-workers or yourself cope with anxiety during the COVID-19 crisis? Not sure which one to pick, out of the thousands that are available?

Go to Therappx for the answer. Founded in 2018...

Alberta research shows value of care plans

MARCH 2020 - A novel qualitative research study illuminates how comprehensive annual care plans (CACPs) can provide tremendous value to patients, pharmacists and other healthcare providers.

“The new service required a lot of change in the...

Introducing CFP's 2020 Board Members

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Back row, from left: David Windross, Bill Wilson (Past-President), Kimberly Schroeder, Linda Prytula (President), Max Beairsto, Justin Bates. Front row: Al Moghaddam, Dayle Acorn (Executive Director), Deb Saltmarche...

Embracing change in Ottawa

MARCH 2020 - Kent MacLeod and his team at NutriChem prove that finding the right niche is key to long-standing success.

This independent, Ottawa-based pharmacy is still thriving after 40 years in business because it has been setting trends in...

More time to apply

MARCH 2020 - In consideration of the extra demands being placed on pharmacists and all sectors of the profession of pharmacy due to COVID-19, the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy has extended the application deadlines for the Wellspring Pharmacy...

Path clearer to deprescribing

FEBRUARY 2020 - "It is an art of no little importance to administer medicines properly, but it is an art of much greater and more difficult acquisition to know when to suspend or altogether omit them.” This quote by 18th century family physician...