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9 key steps you’ll want to know to ensure a violence-free pharmacy

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Every pharmacy – whether a small independent or large chain outlet – should have a violence-in-the-workplace policy to safeguard employees... Read more

Treating patients with addiction problems with respect

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The Respect Rx Pharmasave in Ottawa is not your ordinary community pharmacy. 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

Music – the prescription for a happy pharmacist

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Pharmacy has been part of Colin Holyk’s life since he was five years of age, spending most of his days after school working at Holyk Drugs, his family pharmacy business. Read more

More than 30 years of supporting the community at Cloverdale Pharmasave

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Fred Cheng and his sisters literally “grew up” in the pharmacy business. Read more

Time to travel with pharmacist Betty Golightly

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When Betty Golightly decided to add travel health services to her Calgary practice, she committed to offering the highest quality of care. Read more

It’s all about the team at Kinburn Pharmasave

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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

Caitlin McGrath’s passion for pharmacy

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Nearing graduation in the Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BSP) program from the University of Saskatchewan, Caitlin McGrath is also national president of the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI), and past-president of the Health Sciences Students’ Association of Saskatchewan (HSSA-SK). Read more

Jimy Mathews’ pursuit of pharmacy excellence

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For personal and professional career satisfaction, I believe it is crucial to transform one’s practice to a higher standard of patient care in order to run a more successful operation. Read more

Bruce Winston’s 3 key pharmacy marketing strategies

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In 2010, pharmacists in Ontario were reeling from the changes to generic drug pricing and professional allowances. While many pharmacy owners felt safe from the shift, Bruce Winston, president of Apex Pharmacies, realized these changes would likely set a precedent for other provincial governments. Read more