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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...

Kudos to the 2017 Wellspring winners

May 2017 - Patricia Gerber, Craig Plain and Naomi Steenhof are the recipients of this year’s Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Awards. The pharmacists will receive a total of $10,000 from the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy to pursue individual...

2017 Pillar of Pharmacy: Marshall Moleschi

Marshall_MoleschiMAY 2017 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) is thrilled to honour Marshall Moleschi as the 2017 Pillar of Pharmacy Award recipient, to recognize his important contributions to advance the profession. “Marshall has been a catalyst for...

Reports build case for pharmacy

Conference_Board_reportMAY 2017 - If you don’t already have your copies of two new reports on pharmacy services from The Conference Board of Canada, use the following links to download them from the Conference Board’s website. The Value of Expanded Pharmacy Services in...

Changes on the board at CFP

 Iris_Krawchenko Grant Gunn  Sherif_Guorgui Jean_Lefebvre 
 Iris Krawchenko  Grant Gunn  Sherif Guorgui  Jean Lefebvre

MARCH 2017 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy welcomes its newest 2017 board members: Grant Gunn, senior manager Government Affairs with Amgen Canada,...

Last chance for Wellspring Award

WellspringMARCH 2017 - The final deadline for submissions to CFP’s Wellspring Leadership Award is March 31, 2017. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to nominate a worthy pharmacist who has demonstrated leadership potential. Or nominate yourself by emailing...

New approach for depression

MARCH 2017 - Evidence builds that early optimized treatment for major depressive disorder holds the greatest potential for patients to make a full recovery. Yet this method turns the traditional “start low, go slow” approach on its head. What...

See you at Innovation Showcase

MARCH 2017 - Learn more about ground-breaking research in pharmacy practice by joining the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy at its annual Innovation Showcase event on Tuesday, April 4, at Westin Airport Hotel in Toronto.

Attendees will also hear...