Pharmacy U

InSync Video Series #7: Debunking myths about med sync and ABM

The appointment-based model (ABM) is improving the way many pharmacists work and enhancing the relationship they have with patients. Read More


The new topicals – So much more than pain & pediatrics in the age of polypharmacyLivRelief

Answers to key questions on why, when, and how to recommend sophisticated new OTC and compounded topicals for an ever-growing list of indications. 

Introducing Pharmacy Finance

Recent changes in government legislation have continued to place Canada’s pharmacy owners under further financial pressures, and the need for solutions that address these pressures is at an all-time high. Read more


Pharmacists help travellers get on their way safely

Whether for trekkers taking the road less travelled or intrepid hikers braving the urban jungle, pharmacists are the ideal go-to resource for health-conscious explorers. Read more


Have meds, will travel – Polaris Travel Clinic takes a different path

The travel bug that bit Jason Kmet landed him in such exotic destinations as Morocco, Vietnam and Argentina. As a licensed pharmacist, however, Kmet knew the travel bugs that bite many visitors could land them in the hospital. Read more


Watch & Learn: Thinking of setting up a travel health clinic?

International travel is increasing in popularity among Canadians. There are millions of trips each year to international destinations... Partner content Read more


Tracey Phillips and her team at Westport Village Pharmacy are ready for flu season

The first months of my return to community pharmacy were a whirlwind of meeting new people, adjusting to the demands and the delights of owning a pharmacy, and adjusting to life on the frontlines of my profession. Read more
Cape Breton pharmacist Hugh Toner is a mental health champion

Hugh has had a long journey as a pharmacist in Atlantic Canada. With 30 years of experience, he has taken care of many patients, in a variety of pharmacy settings.

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6 tips to run a successful pharmacy-based travel health clinic

With the number of Canadians travelling overseas on the rise there is no doubt that travel health is a growing area of opportunity for pharmacists. Read more


Vaccinations – what to tell your patients

No matter your patients' age, vaccines are an essential tool for maintaining good health and a key defence against serious illness. Read more


Put skincare on your patients’ radar…even in the winter

A pharmacist-led skincare consultation service in your pharmacy can improve the skin health of your patients and also your bottom line. Read more

Pharmacists should read their Hemingway

The state of the union for current pharmacy owner finances, both personal and corporate, is best described as being a mix between “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “The Sun Also Rises.” Read more


Financial conversations with your kids

When I speak with established pharmacy owners about what worries them, health, work stress and retirement readiness all make the list. As I help prepare them for succession, another concern often emerges – wanting to ensure their children grow to be happy, productive and successful adults. Read more


Lifecycle planning for pharmacists

No business remains the same over the course of its lifetime, from startup to exit. Read more


Think it’s time to buy a pharmacy? Know the pitfalls first.

When pharmacist Mark Scanlon purchased a small pharmacy in Peterborough, Ont. in December 2013, he was more prepared than most would-be entrepreneurs for the many challenges of ownership. Read more