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We have all experienced this before: a patient has read or heard about some radical new treatment in the media and wants to know what their pharmacist thinks about it. Recently, we had several physicians and patients ask us about one therapy that…

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by Sara A. Levine, AllianceLex Law Corporation & Cyril Lopez, Chief Operating Officer, BCPhA

This column seeks to translate the legal requirements of informed consent to provide members some key practical steps towards compliance. It is…

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As community pharmacies throughout BC now know, significant changes are being made to the standards and guidelines for delivering Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT) services.

In October 2012, Health Canada approved a new commercially…

Industry Notice

Publicly funded flu vaccine demand has been higher than pilot participants forecasted and stock of publicly funded Agriflu available through McKesson will be depleted soon. This is earlier than anticipated despite a 10% increase in doses allocated…

Industry Notice

New HPV vaccine posters have been printed by the BCCDC and are expected to arrive at pharmacies the week of August 5. Because of the expansion of the HPV vaccine (Cervarix) catch up program, please take down the old posters and use the new ones…

Industry Notice

ImmunizeBC is launched a provincial HPV vaccine promotion campaign in early March targeting women who are eligible to receive the Cervarix® vaccine for free.  One of the new tools unveiled is an online BC HPV Vaccine Locator.  The locator uses…