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5 top tips to market your in-store clinics

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Omar Alasaly
It’s not unusual for customers at Omar Alasaly’s Victoria, B.C. pharmacy to make an about face at the frontshop cash and beeline it to the dispensary for a flu shot or a medication review. Read more

Are you following these 4 winning tips to offer the best patient-centred care?

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It's up to pharmacists to do a first-rate job of educating their patients about the importance of good health. But how do you begin? Read more

Use med reviews to build trust and prevent adherence issues

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Denis-Roy
We spoke with Denis M. Roy, senior director of professional affairs with Pharmaprix/Shoppers Drug Mart in Montreal, about customer loyalty and adherence, the importance of both, and the building blocks of patient health outcomes in a successful pharmacy. Read more

John Papastergiou – Little things make a big difference to patients

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John Papastergiou
John Papastergiou plays many leadership roles in the pharmacy community. Owning and operating two busy urban Shoppers Drug Mart locations consumes most of his time. That being said, he is also passionate about pharmacy practice research. Read more

Flu season is coming. Will you be ready?

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Monique Lavoie from Shoppers Drug Mart in Peace River, Alberta, isn't your typical pharmacist. Read more

The sun care category is hot!

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Sun care category is a perfect fit for pharmacy, providing an important point of interaction between pharmacist and patient. 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

Tamara Begin – My experience as an aid worker

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Humanitarian work is not for everyone – it requires a sense of adventure, creativity, resourcefulness and a willingness to step outside of one’s comfort zone. However, being able to provide assistance to our neighbours around the world, instead of watching helplessly from the sidelines, makes it all worthwhile. Read more

Leaders in Pharmacy 2019: Ashesh Desai

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Ashesh Desai has been with Shoppers Drug Mart since 2001. In his current role as executive vice president of pharmacy, he oversees the pharmacy and healthcare businesses for Loblaw Companies Limited (LCL) and Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) across Canada. Read more

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