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Pharmacists – It’s time to step out from behind the counter!

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Pharmacy practice has largely remained unchanged over the past 20 years. Pharmacists still perform technical tasks a large majority of their time. Read more

Pharmacist Carlene Oleksyn’s sure-fire strategies to thrive from expanded scope opportunities

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Mr. L. presents with a prescription for pregabalin 25 mg for diabetic neuropathic pain in his legs. The prescription is the same dose he’s been receiving for the past several months. Read more

Pharmacists have skin in the skincare game

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Not just the body’s biggest organ, skin is also a big market growth area for pharmacy. Read more

Guest post: Broadening our expanded scope of practice

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Expanding the roles and responsibilities of pharmacists across Canada should continue to be a top priority to control and contain healthcare costs. Read more

Pharmacy steps outside the comfort zone

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Without question, the profession of pharmacy is continuing to evolve. Not only has scope of practice changed throughout Canada, there is a shift in the delivery and expectation of pharmacist care from both patients and payers. Read more

Watch & Learn: Patient-focused care is key for London Drugs’ Rick Siemens

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

Ben Gunter’s 5 tips to enhance patient-centred care

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The opportunities to provide additional services to patients and enhance our value to them have never been greater. Read more

Valérie Marcouiller’s 2 keys to success serving patients in residential care centres

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Valérie Marcouiller, pharmacist and co-owner, was ready for a new challenge. Read more

Watch & Learn: Pharmacists help their patients manage GERD

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With GERD affecting approximately one in four Canadians,1 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

Canadians embracing expanded role of pharmacists. Survey shows deep trust in profession, appreciation for positive impact on health outcomes

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Canadians are increasingly aware and supportive of the expanded role pharmacists are playing in delivering needed health care services including flu shots, advice on medications, and treatment of common ailments. Read more