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Celebrating a Pillar of Pharmacy

NOVEMBER 2017 - This year’s Pillar of Pharmacy Award winner, Marshall Moleschi, was honored by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy for more than 40 years of commitment to the profession of pharmacy.

At a gala in Toronto and then again in his...

Putting pharmacy's value to the test

NOVEMBER 2017 - Value-based payment is coming to pharmacy in Canada—and while pharmacy leaders agree that the concept is good, the devil is very much in the details. At the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s 2017 Pharmacy Forum.  in Toronto on...

Claims data strong for flu shots

Flu_shot_claims_Nov_2017NOVEMBER 2017 - Pharmacists administered almost 2.5 million flu shots during the 2016-2017 season, a 19% gain over the previous season and virtually quadruple the number delivered in 2012-2013. These numbers from provincial ministries of health...

Embracing Change: Shoppers Drug Mart, BC

NOVEMBER 2017 - Vision, culture, support—those three words summarize how Alex Dar Santos has worked with his pharmacy team to successfully incorporate a wide range of professional services into his busy Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy on Cambie Road...

2017 Innovation Grants total almost $140K

NOVEMBER 2017 - This year’s Innovation Grant winners will tackle high-dose opioid use, and the optimum role of pharmacists in diabetes follow up and urinary tract infection (UTI) management. The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy awarded a record...

CFP receives funding boost

OCTOBER 2017 - The former Ontario Chain Drug Store Association (OCDA) has donated almost $20,000 to the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy to help advance the profession of pharmacy.

The OCDA originated as an organization to address...

Embracing Change: Sherwood Drug Mart, PEI

SEPTEMBER 2017 - As pharmacist/owner of the oldest operating pharmacy in Charlottetown (it opened in 1956), Rob MacLellan has experienced first-hand the trials and tribulations of transitioning to expanded services. In fact, it's on ongoing...

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


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