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NS expands pharmacy program for mental health

SEPTEMBER 2017 - Three years after the launch of Nova Scotia’s pilot project called the Bloom Program, the provincial government has agreed to extend funding to grow it across the province.  The Bloom Program uses community pharmacists and...

November Forum eyes value of pharmacy

CFP_Forum_button_2017SEPTEMBER 2017 - Recent economic analyses are breaking ground to prove the positive return on investment for pharmacists’ services, yet many questions remain unanswered when it comes to converting these results into mainstream practice. At its

Congrats to textbook winners

Pharmacy_ManagementSEPTEMBER 2017 - Todd and Bernadine Barrett, co-owners of Health-e Choice Pharmacy in Clarenville, NL, are the winners of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s latest Facebook contest—and as a result have received a complimentary copy of CFP’s

CFP recognizes volunteer leaders

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Bill Gerla (r), Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals, receives his Past President Award from CFP Executive Director Dayle Acorn

SEPTEMBER 2017 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) continues to recognize...

Coming soon: online CE for business of pharmacy

JULY 2017 - An online continuing education program on pharmacy operations and management is coming soon, based on the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s popular Pharmacy Management in Canada textbook. Produced by the Canadian Pharmacists...

"Stunning" results from hypertension study

JULY 2015 - Pharmacists’ care for hypertension management—including independent prescribing authority—can generate significant savings for the Canadian healthcare system, according to a peer-reviewed economic analysis published in the May/June...

Quebec takes hard line with drug supply chain

JULY 2017 - Provincial regulations are driving significant changes in Quebec’s drug industry and supply chain—and other provinces are taking note. That was the message Ghislain Gauthier, Director at Pangaea Group, a consulting firm, told an...

Minor ailments prescribing delivers savings

Minor-ailments_reportMAY 2017 - For every dollar spent on pharmacists’ prescribing for minor ailments in Saskatchewan in 2014, the province saved $2.15 in direct healthcare costs and indirect costs (e.g., lost productivity). This positive return on investment is...

Home reviews warranted for the non-housebound

May 2017 - Housebound seniors with complex drug therapies often benefit from pharmacist home visits. But what about those elderly patients who can still make it into the pharmacy? It’s a question Toronto pharmacist/owner John Papastergiou set out...

Untapped potential of travel meds

BeachMay 2017 - Pharmacists could be playing a much bigger role in providing vaccinations and other healthcare services for travellers, suggest the latest results of a research study conducted by 2015 Innovation Fund grant recipient Sherilyn Houle of...


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