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Rita's lessons for pharmacy (and life)

September 2020 - Rita Winn has spent the last 30 years in community pharmacy, including 22 years at Lovell Drugs where she served as General Manager and Chief Operation Officer. 

As the recipient of the 2020 Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s...

CFP's Golf Classic, from a safe distance

September 2020 - Even in these unprecendented times, supporters of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy hit the green from a safe distance for the annual Golf Classic in August. The event, held in Milton, Ont., drew 60 attendees, all of whom...

Embracing Change: Pace Pharmacy, Toronto

September 2020 - Being your own boss, and acting on your vision is not something every pharmacist gets to achieve. For Adam Silvertown, pharmacist and owner of Pace Pharmacy, it took spending a few years working for someone else to realize that...

CFP's 2020 Pillar of Pharmacy: Rita Winn

AUGUST 2020 - Given Rita Winn’s decades of advocacy and leadership in the profession, it’s fitting she be named this year's Pillar of Pharmacy by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy.

Rita has more than 30 years of community pharmacy and retail...

Kudos to the 2020 Wellspring Award winners

August 2020 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Awards: pharmacists Rui Su and Kerry Wilbur.

In light of restrictions with COVID-19, this year's recipients...

Embracing Change in Regina, Saskatchewan

August 2020 - “I never saw myself opening a pharmacy in my career but I realized that it was something that was needed, something that would help me—as the lone psychiatric pharmacist in Regina—and would help my patients, ” says Melanie McLeod,...

How COVID-19 has changed the rules in pharmacy practice

JULY 2020 - The pandemic has prompted numerous changes in policies and regulations affecting pharmacy practice. The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) has created a chart to summarize the changes and enable quick comparisons between...

Overcoming barriers to diabetes care follow-ups

JUNE 2020 - We’ve long been hearing about community pharmacists’ lack of time and adequate reimbursement as barriers to doing medication follow-ups. But now a recently published Canadian study exploring why community pharmacists aren’t doing more...

Innovation Fund attracts high-calibre submissions

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JUNE 2020 - Despite the disruption of COVID-19, the Canadian Foundation of Pharmacy reports a strong turnout in submissions for grants from its Innovation Fund.

“At a time of significant uncertainty and difficulties, the Innovation...

COVID-19 and pharmacy: focus on Ontario

JUNE 2020 - Governments at all levels have enacted a wide range of temporary laws, regulations, policies and services in response to COVID-19. A number of these changes affect pharmacy practice and have put pharmacists very much at the forefront...