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The British Columbia Pharmacy Association has made an official submission to the B.C. government in anticipation of the Ministry of Health’s efforts to modernize the province’s health profession regulatory framework.

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Pharmacists have a professional responsibility to promote health and prevent diseases in our communities and society, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a priority.

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We have created a culture in Canada that leads consumers to believe health care is free, but we as health-care professionals know this is not true. Pharmacists’ services should also not be free.

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Although wildfires are a normal and natural part of summers in British Columbia, the 2017 and 2018 seasons were two of the most devastating on record. Approximately 65,000 people were evacuated in 2017 and more than 1.2 million hectares burned in both summers, releasing at least 200 million…

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This is a special year for community pharmacists in B.C. as the first graduates from the University of British Columbia’s Entry-to-Practice (E2P) PharmD program take their places at pharmacy practice settings across B.C. 

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B.C., once a leader in scope of practice for pharmacists, is now poised to become the only province without pharmacist-prescribing for minor ailments. However, even though the pharmacists’ scope of practice is quite limited in B.C., most Canadian provincial governments that authorize pharmacist-…