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CPhA – it’s time to take stock of our workforce

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Data collection and analysis must improve in order to respond to the demands of a changing pharmacy practice. Read more

News: BC pharmacist named 2017 Canadian Pharmacist of the Year

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A Vancouver pharmacist who has come from behind the counter to being on the frontline of that city’s opioid addiction crisis has been named the 2017 Canadian Pharmacist of the Year. Read more

News release: Critical health issues discussed by more than 700 pharmacists and stakeholders at Canadian Pharmacists Conference 2017

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More than 700 pharmacists and pharmacy stakeholders will be in Quebec City from June 2-5 to discuss key issues facing Canada’s health care system and discover the latest in pharmacy practice research. Read more

Pharmacists are playing bigger roles helping patients with mental health problems

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As the most accessible healthcare provider, pharmacists can and do play a key role in supporting patients with mental illnesses. Read more

New report: Expanding role of community pharmacists could save Canada’s healthcare system up to $25.7 billion

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Canada-wide implementation of three pharmacy services could yield cumulative cost savings between $2.5 billion and $25.7 billion over the next 20 years, depending on the level of uptake of these services. Read more

New study: Pharmacist care for patients with hypertension would save Canada’s healthcare system more than $15.7 billion

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A new study shows that comprehensive long-term pharmacist care for Canadians with hypertension, including patient education and prescribing, improves health outcomes and will save money for Canada’s cash-strapped health care system. Read more

4 top tips to become an antimocrobial steward

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a threat at a global level, currently claiming the lives of an estimated 700,000 people each year. Read more

CPhA calls for input from pharmacist community to create Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations

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The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is calling on the pharmacist community to provide input into the development of its Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations to help reduce unnecessary tests and treatments. Read more

CPhA welcomes Health Canada’s action plan on acetaminophen safety

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The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) welcomes Health Canada’s announcement to take further action to improve acetaminophen safety through a suite of measures. Read more

Canadian pharmacists urge Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation to maintain distinct medical cannabis stream

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The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is recommending that separate streams for medical and recreational marijuana be established once recreational marijuana becomes legal. Read more