Supporting Innovation in Pharmacy for a Healthier Canada


Embracing Change in Bedford, N.S.

FEBRUARY 2021 - For Fady Faltas, pharmacy manager of Lawtons Drugs Mill Cove (Sobeys Pharmacy Group) in Bedford, N.S., he term expanded scope is a misnomer. “At some point,” he says, “expanded scope is simply your scope.”

MedsCheck, interrupted

FEBRUARY 2021 - Award-winning research studies the disruptive impact of policy changes on MedsCheck in Ontario.

Thank you, Alberta

FEBRUARY 2021 - The Alberta Pharmacists’ Association boosts pharmacy research with its generous donation to the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy.

Injection affection

NOVEMBER 2020 — For pharmacist-owner Kristen Watt, vaccinations are a key part of the services offered at Kirsten’s Pharmacy in Southampton, Ont.

Top 6 workplace supports

JANUARY 2021 - Workplace supports emerged as the key determinant of how well pharmacy staff was able to continue to work—and personally cope—during the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Embracing Change: MedMe Health

JANUARY 2021 - Less than a year after earning her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Waterloo in 2018, Rui Su and two partners co-founded MedMe Health, which provides virtual solutions for community pharmacy practice, such as online appointment scheduling and virtual care tools.

Health apps worth recommending

JANUARY 2021 - A new online tool from Quebec-based TherAppX aims to help pharmacists and other healthcare providers feel comfortable discussing and recommending digital health apps to their patients.

COVID-19 lessons: highlights from CFP’s Forum

JANUARY 2021 - At the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s annual Pharmacy Forum, held virtually in November, presenters focused on how COVID-19 has served as a catalyst with a positive impact on pharmacy services—and what needs to be done for the profession to thrive in the future.

2020 CFP Changing Face of Pharmacy report

NOVEMBER 2020 - CFP's annual Changing Face of Pharmacy report chronicles the evolution of community pharmacy from the vantage point of regulatory change as well as innovation at the frontline.

Claims for services going up, up, up

NOVEMBER 2020 – From coast to coast, community pharmacies are steadily submitting more claims for billable services that are funding by provincial healthcare budgets. Influenza vaccinations and prescription adaptations/renewals continue to lead the way, with double-digit increases in claims.