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Introducing the Innovation HUB – innovation you can use


Welcome to the new Innovation Hub section available for you here. This exclusive section is filled with videos, features and resources including practical tips.

    Watch: The new OTC nasal corticosteroids



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The introduction of nasal corticosteroids as OTCs is a game changer for both allergy sufferers and the pharmacists who counsel them on managing their symptoms.


4 tips to turn your education into profitable practice

All pharmacists have a responsibility to continue their professional development. How many turn their learning to their business? Read more


Are you ready to drive your upselling?

Upselling is a sales technique to induce consumers to purchase more expensive items, upgrades or other add-ons in an attempt to make a more profitable sale. When many people think of upselling, they envision a fast-food restaurant server offering fries or an apple pie with their order. Read more


ABM enhances adherence – and sales

In 2010, Jesse McCullough had a conversation with some industry thought leaders about a new model that was having an impact throughout the United States on pharmacists, their patients and their business. Read more

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Mark Scanlon’s 7 top tips to buy a pharmacy

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

Most popular CEs

Natalie Galea takes satisfaction from her patients’ health. She started offering “wellness days” programs at retirement homes in Southern Ontario where she practises as a clinical consultant pharmacist with Medical Pharmacies. She had no idea how popular they would be.
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News: Pharmacy workplace issues to be explored in multi-province study

The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies) and the British Columbia Pharmacy Association (BCPhA) are jointly supporting a comprehensive study to examine the pharmacy workplace environment across several provinces. Read more


Boosting your bottom line with tax-free money

Most pharmacists would opt to pay fewer taxes and save more of their money for a rainy day. Read more

In this picture: Philippe Duval, President and CEO, Uniprix and Paula Keays, President, McKesson Canada (CNW Group/MCKESSON CANADA)

McKesson Canada to buy Uniprix

McKesson Canada and Uniprix announced on April 12, 2017 that, pending shareholder approval and satisfaction of closing conditions, including approval from the Competition Bureau of Canada, McKesson Canada will acquire all outstanding shares of Uniprix. Read more
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6 top tips to avoid errors in community pharmacy practice

Just over a year ago, an Ontario mother woke up to the unimaginable – she had found her 8-year-old son unresponsive at home. Read more


It’s all about the team at Kinburn Pharmasave

Susan Beresford works outside of the box. The pharmacist’s team has won national and provincial awards, including the CPhA Patient Care Achievement Award for Health Promotion 2016 and PANS Team of the Year 2015. Read more


Peter Zawadzki – Market the pharmacist, focus on value

Peter Zawadzki’s consulting business focuses on partnerships, research and education in the areas of cost-effective pharmacy services and health benefits. He is equally dedicated to clinical practice (works part-time) and advancing and promoting the profession of pharmacy. Read more


John Shaske – Support of personal health care goals drives customer loyalty

John Shaske has 37 years of experience expanding the boundaries of pharmaceutical care to improve health outcomes by resolving drug therapy problems. Read more