BC might become only province without pharmacist prescribing for minor ailments


With the Ontario government moving towards implementing pharmacist-led minor ailment services that would allow pharmacists to prescribe for a number of common conditions, BC will soon be the only province without such services. Is pharmacist prescribing for minor ailments needed? Healthcare costs in BC are mounting, with nearly half our provincial budget spent towards it.1 … Continue reading BC might become only province without pharmacist prescribing for minor ailments

7 reasons you should be proud to be a pharmacist


March is Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM), a time to celebrate the contributions that pharmacists make to the Canadian healthcare system. PAM also provides a key opportunity for us to educate the public on the valuable services we deliver. “I didn’t know pharmacists could do that!”This is a common reaction we hear when offering new services … Continue reading 7 reasons you should be proud to be a pharmacist