CPO CONVERSATIONS: ON EMBRACING CHANGE
In her final blog post before maternity leave, CPO Danielle Paes talks about change, transition and the ongoing evolution of the profession.
HELP US IMPROVE CPhA INSIGHTS
CPhA Insights will be taking a break over the summer, and we’ll be using that time to improve our content. Share your feedback with us before June 30, 2023, to help us provide the news, information and resources you want to see in this newsletter.
PHARMACY WELLNESS TASK FORCE LAUNCHES NEW WELLNESS TOOLKIT FOR PHARMACISTS
CPhA’s Pharmacy Wellness Task Force is curating a set of evidence-based resources to support wellness within the pharmacy profession. The first set of resources is now available, focused on supports for individual pharmacy team members.
NEW POSTERS FOR YOUR PHARMACY TO DISCOURAGE AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOUR
We know many pharmacies have seen an increase in harassment and aggressive behaviour throughout the pandemic and that these encounters can cause serious harm to the mental health and well-being of pharmacy staff and patients. We’ve created 2 new posters you can post in your pharmacy to remind everyone who vists the pharmacy that aggressive behaviour will not be tolerated.
PUBLIC SERVICE HEALTH CARE PLAN CHANGES: INFORMATION FOR PHARMACISTS
Over the past several months, CPhA has been advocating to reverse changes to the PSHCP switch to Canada Life as they relate to dispensing fee caps and frequency limits. Unfortunately, these changes are likely going ahead and may generate questions from plan members at the pharmacy counter. We have developed a new resource you can use to explain the upcoming changes to your patients.
WHAT PHARMACISTS ARE SAYING ABOUT CPS FULL ACCESS FOR MINOR AILMENTS
Have you tried CPS Full Access to help you support your patients treat their minor ailments? Find out what pharmacists from across Canada have to say about our comprehensive, reliable content and why it is their go-to resource for assessing and prescribing for minor ailments.
PHARMACY CHECK-IN: FOCUS ON IMMUNIZATION
Ahead of National Immunization Awareness Week, we caught up with 4 pharmacists across Canada who have made immunization a core element of their practices. Meet Ajit Johal, Bob Mattice, Jaelee Guenther and Molly Yang!
PHARMACARE IN CANADA: PAN-CANADIAN PHARMACCORD
As the federal government begins to work with the provinces to identify potential policy options and solutions to address prescription drug coverage in Canada, CPhA has released a document outlining key priorities and considerations from a pharmacy perspective.
IPPC INDIGENOUS PHARMACY SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 15
The deadline to apply for the IPPC Indigenous Pharmacy Scholarship has been extended to June 15, 2023. With both PharmD and technician scholarships available for the 2023/2024 academic year, this funding will help reduce financial barriers for Indigenous students interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy.
UPDATED RESOURCES AVAILABLE: NITROGLYCERIN SPRAY AND INFANT FORMULA SHORTAGES
CPhA has updated our resource pages to help pharmacists help their patients navigate the ongoing shortages of both nitroglycerin spray and infant formula.
FOLLOW-UP SURVEY: CCCEP NEEDS YOUR INPUT
Share your thoughts, feelings and experiences toward accredited and non-accredited learning to help CCCEP shape the future of educational resources for pharmacy professionals.