- March 25, 2020
- Supporting and recognizing pharmacists as essential health care providers during COVID-19
We urge the federal government to work immediately with provincial and territorial governments to provide pharmacists and all essential health care providers with the supports they need to continue to serve our communities.
- March 23, 2020
- Statement on 30-day supply of prescription medications
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become necessary for pharmacies to carefully manage their medication inventories to protect against the real risk of shortages during this critical period.
- March 17, 2020
- COVID-19 and the responsible allocation of medications to patients
To ensure that Canada’s medication supply is managed responsibly, we are recommending a 30-day supply of medications for patients, unless clinically justified.
- March 17, 2020
- Stepping up...like never before
CPhA Chair Christine Hrudka on the vital and difficult role pharmacists are playing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- March 6, 2020
- More than one million Canadian women continue to face barriers accessing birth control and other health care services
Strong support across the country for pharmacists to help improve access.
- March 4, 2020
- Canadian Pharmacists Association warns against stockpiling medication in response to COVID-19
Pharmacists are the most accessible health care providers and have a critical role to play in identifying, reporting, and managing potential cases of COVID-19.
- February 13, 2020
- National pharmacist survey on opioid prescribing and dispensing practices
CPhA is conducting a national survey of practising pharmacists on opioid prescribing and dispensing practices.
- December 2, 2019
- Open Letter to Canada's Premiers
The Canadian Pharmacists Association sends open letter to Canada's Premiers ahead of December meeting.
- October 7, 2019
- Federal parties remain silent as drug shortages grow. More than 129 new shortages since election called
Halfway through the election campaign and no federal parties have addressed the growing issue of drug shortages.
- September 17, 2019
- Canadian pharmacists launch 2019 election platform, call for action to address growing number of drug shortages
CPhA releases its 2019 Election Platform, calling on all federal parties to demonstrate their commitment to addressing a range of barriers Canadian patients continue to face when it comes to accessing medications and health care services.
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