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Pharmacists/employers need to be on same side

JANUARY 2017 - Tensions are mounting between pharmacists and their employers—and both sides need to step back and take stock if they are to make it through a remarkable period of transition in the profession, stated panelists at the Canadian...

"Culture eats strategy for lunch"

JANUARY 2017 - Peter Drucker made his presence known at CFP’s Pharmacy Forum as presenters and participants discussed the finer points of the motivational speaker’s oft-quoted term, “Culture eats strategy for lunch.” It essentially reminds us...

Time to seize more opportunities

JANUARY 2017 - We already know pharmacists can have a positive impact in disease intervention and immunization rates, but it’s critical they seize opportunities to do more through pharmacy services. That was the message by presenters at the...

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...