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The U.S. pharmacy perspective

MARCH 2022 - Pharmacy leaders south of the border shared their vision for the profession in a post-pandemic world at CFP’s February Forum event.

Who’s on Board

MARCH 2022 -The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy welcomes this year's new President Deb Saltmarche, senior director, Professional Affairs at Shoppers Drug Mart, and Director Academic Nancy Waite, associate director, Clinical Education at University of Waterloo's School of Pharmacy to the 2022 Board of Directors. 

Embracing Change at LMC Pharmacy in Ontario

FEBRUARY 2022 - During the first year of the pandemic, eight LMC Pharmacy locations in Ontario conducted more than 26,400 MedsCheck services — a 45% increase over the previous year. That translates into an average of 275 reviews per month, or more than 60 per week per site.

Congratulations to student award winners

Meet the 2022 Guy Genest Passion for Pharmacy Award winners

Moving forward on all things tech in pharmacy

January 2022 - Modern pharmacy is increasingly proficient in the use of technology, with online booking systems, virtual appointments and automated dispensing gaining momentum. In fact, many experts believe this is just the beginning of...

MedsChecks persevere in Ontario

JANUARY 2022 – Pharmacists in Ontario did not miss a beat in the provision of MedsCheck annual medication reviews during the first year of the pandemic. In fact, claims for the service increased by 12%.

Mental health momentum

JANUARY 2021 - Pharmacists are seeing the mental health impacts of COVID-19 first-hand. Their role in mental health support grew exponentially over the last two years because of their accessibility when lockdowns across the country made it difficult for individuals to see many healthcare providers.

Pharmacy's value as vaccinators: new research

JANUARY 2022 - Canadian research on non-influenza adult vaccinations has proven the adage: “If you build it, they will come.” In this case, when pharmacists are authorized and reimbursed to put more shots in arms, more people will go to pharmacies to get immunized.

Frontline leadership from our Wellspring Award winners

JANUARY 2022 - Our four latest Wellspring Award recipients shared their goals in helping advance pharmacy practice.

Thank you, pharmacy association presidents

JANUARY 2022 - CFP is proud to recognize the pharmacists who volunteer to serve as presidents of provincial and national pharmacy organizations.