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5 top tips to enhance your 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

5 diabetes tools to help your patients manage their diet

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Patient education is a key component of pharmacy practice. Pharmacists are not only expected to provide information on medications, but increasingly asked more detailed information on the disease and its overall management. Read more

Are you still hiding 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

London Drugs’ Rick Siemens is involved in all aspects of advanced pharmacy practice

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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

Tough flu season sees more flu clinics

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Expanded scope of practice has proven to be a shot in the arm for Canadians and their pharmacists. Literally. Read more

6 top travel takeaways for pharmacists

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Whether for trekkers taking the road less travelled or intrepid hikers braving the urban jungle, pharmacists are the ideal go-to resource for health-conscious explorers. Read more

3 top tips to turn your certification education into business success

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Lisa Woodill from Halifax is a perfect of example of how pharmacists can take education they are passionate about and apply it in their pharmacy practice. Read more

Minor ailments and more

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Across Canada pharmacists are enjoying an expanded scope of practice – and patients are reaping the benefits. For many pharmacists, contemporary practice now includes prescribing for minor ailments and renewing physician scripts. Read more

Having tough talks with your patients about 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

Intake – Where it’s at

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When I graduated from pharmacy over 20 years ago, the buzz and excitement at the time was "pharmaceutical care". I remember carrying to my first job a copy of Hepler and Strand’s "Opportunities and Responsibilities in Pharmaceutical Care”(1990). Such was my enthusiasm to provide this type of care. Read more