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Road to "pharmageddon:" a UK perspective

JANUARY 2017 - At the latest Pharmacy Forum hosted by CFP, attendees got some sobering insights into what may lie ahead for Canada’s pharmacists. “I’m here to scare you all,” said guest speaker Mark Burdon, a community pharmacist and member of...

"Pharmatopia" can be a reality

JANUARY 2017 - Amidst the uncertainty of pharmacy’s future, provinces like Alberta are proving that good things can evolve with pharmacy services. Speaking at the recent CFP Pharmacy Forum, Alberta Pharmacists’ Association CEO Margaret Wing spoke...

Pharmacists prescribing reduces CV risk

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Dr. Ross Tsuyuki

NOVEMBER 2016 - According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular (CV) disease remains the number one cause of mortality worldwide, accounting for 17.5 million deaths annually. Yet a recent study...

Accolades for Pillar of Pharmacy award recipient, Carole McKiee

NOVEMBER 2016 - Some 165 people gathered in downtown Toronto last month to pay tribute to this year’s Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) Pillar of Pharmacy Award recipient, Carole McKiee. Describing her as a mentor, innovator, change-agent...

Introducing the 2016 Innovation Fund winners

NOVEMBER 2016 - Three Canadian pharmacy researchers are leading initiatives to advance the care of patients and the role of the pharmacist with suppport from Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Innovation Fund.

Strategies for deprescribing

Claims data tell interesting stories

NOVEMBER 2016 - After four years of collecting claims data for its chart on government-sponsored pharmacists' services, part of its annual Changing Face of Pharmacy report, the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is able to pull together an...

The frail elderly: pharmacists’ essential role

OCTOBER 2016 - When family physician Dr. Linda Lee started a program to identify frail seniors at risk for poor health outcomes, she knew who to ask to be part of the team—pharmacist Tejal Patel. “I became very aware of the important role of...

CFP Forum: "Pharmageddon" or Business as Usual?

SEPTEMBER 2016 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s annual Pharmacy Forum on November 24th in Toronto promises to generate lively debate and fresh perspectives on community pharmacists’ challenges to implement new services under an expanded...

Carole McKiee this year's Pillar of Pharmacy

September 2016 - This year’s Pillar of Pharmacy Award winner Carole McKiee will be celebrated at a gala event at the King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto on October 27, 2016. 

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McKiee will be honoured for her...

CFP honours Marshall Moleschi

SEPTEMBER 2016 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to honour Marshall Moleschi, who recently retired as Registrar of the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) and is a Past President for the Foundation, with its Lifetime Achievement...