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Managing GERD. Pharmacists’ expanded scope helps them improve patient results

With GERD affecting approximately one in four Canadians, pharmacists like Susie Jin from Cobourg, Ont. are taking an active role in ensuring all of their patients are reaching optimal gastrointestinal outcomes.…. Read more

London Drugs’ Rick Siemens creates one-stop service with expanded care

When he joined the pharmacy in 1998, Rick Siemens had a vision to transform London Drugs Lethbridge, AB into a patient service-focused practice..…. Read more


Do you see what your patients see when they visit your pharmacy?

Faced with lengthening lineups and operational bottlenecks, the leadership team at Saskatoon's Mayfair Drugs decided some serious renovations were in order. Read more

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Pharmacists’ role in dealing with diabetic nephropathy

The kidneys have millions of blood vessels, and since diabetes is really a ‘disease of the blood vessels’, this means the kidneys are very susceptible to harm. Read more


What are today’s RPTs up to?

Canada's new pharmacy technicians are helping streamline the way pharmacies operate. Under new regulations, these techs have independent authority to prepare, process and compound prescriptions, ensuring accuracy and proper completion. Read more

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New seniors’ mental health initiative aimed at the one in five seniors who have symptoms of depression

Shoppers Drug Mart, the Government of Canada and the Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) have teamed up to help seniors dealing with depression and thoughts of suicide. Read more

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The expanding scope of practice is challenging pharmacists to broaden the array of professional services they provide.

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Watch & Learn: Time to make the most of your minor ailment program

A minor ailments program is a formalized service in which patients are encouraged to consult the community pharmacist, rather than their primary care physician, for management of a defined list of minor ailments. Read more


Watch & Learn: Top tips for a better business plan

Pharmacy owners and aspiring pharmacy owners require a business plan to purchase or expand their businesses or simply to get started. There are a number of important elements pharmacists need to understand to successfully develop and maintain their business plan. Read more

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Watch & Learn: Don’t let tech get the better of you!

Good workplace design, in addition to the successful implementation of technology in your pharmacy, can help you gain full value from new technologies. Read more

Redcliff Pharmasave wins with weight loss

Sometimes life’s challenges can become its biggest opportunities. Melissa Hozack, pharmacist and co-owner of Redcliff Pharmasave, was having difficulty shedding her pregnancy weight following her third child. Read more


Westport Village Pharmacy’s Tracey Phillips learns how to build her business

For Westport Village Pharmacy, the summer has been an opportunity to focus on our core business. Read more


Pharmacie Fleury’s 8 top tips to get ready for flu season

As the autumn days approach, many of us are starting to think about the winter ahead. Wise pharmacists have done so months in advance to be ready for the upcoming flu season. Read more

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Dispensing wisdom from pharmacist John Shaske

Adding new services in his dispensary has helped B.C. pharmacy operator John Shaske fill 60 per cent more prescriptions over the past few years and record the highest profits in the store’s 36-year history. Read more