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Deprescribing, within a pharmacist's domain

OCTOBER 2018 - Community pharmacists can have a vital role in deprescribing, according to the Catalyst Study, which was funded by Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy.

When equipped with training and resources, pharmacists at all four pharmacies in...

How are pharmacy services measuring up?

OCTOBER 2018 - Alberta’s Pharmacy Services Framework (PSF) is likely the most comprehensive compensation models for pharmacist services in the country. So it was fitting that researchers Christine Hughes, Terri Schindel and Rene Breault set out...

Pharmacists' fit in travel medicine

OCTOBER 2018 - We now know Canadians are very willing to receive a pre-travel consultation and vaccinations from a pharmacist-managed travel clinic, and 94% were satisfied by the care received, thanks to a study conducted by Sherilyn Houle,...

Embracing Change: Oromocto, New Brunswick

Brett_JacksonSEPTEMBER 2018 - It would be fair to say that Brett Jackson epitomizes that famous slogan from Nike, “Just Do It.” The associate-owner of a Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy in Oromocto, New Brunswick, and his pharmacy staff have embraced every...

CFP Forum on pharmacists' value: Oct. 25

SEPTEMBER 2018—As pharmacy struggles to find its fit in a new era of healthcare, a number of initiatives underway are looking to prove the value of Canadian pharmacists and the quality of pharmacy services beyond dispensing. At the Canadian...

Patients in Alberta value care plans

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Researchers Christine Hughes (left), Terri Schindel, Rene Brault

SEPTEMBER 2018—Pharmacists across the country have looked to Alberta’s scope of practice and payment schedule for pharmacy services as the gold standard in the...

Pharmacists for UTI management a 'no brainer'

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Dr. Ross Tsuyuki

SEPTEMBER 2018—When it comes to treating urinary tract infection (UTIs) as efficiently as possible, it “just makes good clinical sense” to put community pharmacists in charge, says Dr. Ross Tsuyuki, Director of...

Derek's lessons for pharmacy (and life)

JULY 2018 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is very pleased to bestow a Lifetime Achievement Award to Derek Desrosiers, who retired from his position of Director, Pharmacy Practice Support at the BC Pharmacy Association (BCPhA) in May, 2018....

2018 Pillar of Pharmacy: Ray Murphy

Ray_MurphyJULY 2018 - Ray Murphy, founder of Murphy’s Pharmacies in P.E.I., is this year’s recipient of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s prestigious Pillar of Pharmacy Award.

“Ray Murphy is very much a Pillar of Pharmacy, demonstrated by his...

Menopause research earns AFPC/CFP Award

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David Edwards, AFPC President and CFP Board Member, presents the AFPC/CFP Award to Tasneem Siyam

JULY 2018 - The Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC) has awarded the 2018 AFPC/CFP Award to Tasneem Siyam from...