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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

 
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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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Which G is the right one – glycemic index or glycemic load?

Glycemic index is a fairly well-known concept for helping people with diabetes to plan their meals. Read more

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Quebec pharmacists now enjoy expanded scope

Quebec patients have welcomed the pharmacist’s expanded scope of practice granted by the provincial government. 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: What is telepharmacy and what does it mean to me?

Telepharmacy is the use of technology to provide pharmacy-related value. With this description, a call from your pharmacy to a patient to discuss his or her medications is a form of telepharmacy, something all pharmacists have been doing since they started practising. Partner content Read more

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Watch & Learn: COPD screening and management for primary care pharmacists

COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in Canada and is the only chronic disease where mortality statistics are still worsening. Read more

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Introducing the ABCs of financial planning

As a pharmacist myself, I understand that pharmacists and pharmacy owners face many challenges to Read more
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Pharmacist-owner Satnam Lalli transforms Broadmead Pharmasave into destination drugstore

When opportunity knocks, Satnam Lalli answers. In the fall of 2013 this pharmacist/owner had the chance to take over 2,500 square feet of space in a busy shopping mall at the centre of a vibrant community in Victoria, B.C. and transform Pharmasave Broadmead into a full-fledged destination drugstore. Read more

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Moataz Daoud strives to be the pharmacist of tomorrow

In completing his final year of studies in the Doctor of Pharmacy program at the University of Toronto’s Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Moataz Daoud, from Nepean, Ont., says he’s fortunate to be starting out in pharmacy at a time when the profession is taking the pharmacist’s role well beyond the dispensary. Read more

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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

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Ernest Stefanson’s Pharmasave goes for BIG growth

By his own admission, pharmacist Ernest Stefanson’s Pharmasave in Gimli, MB was badly in need of major change as his pharmacy was maxed out in retail space. Read more