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In October, the BC Pharmacy Association is proud to introduce both our new website and eTraining portal.

While our old site was effective when it was launched back in 2011, it was time for an update. The new site is faster, easier to…

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We are inundated with social media — Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, podcasts, blog posts — our days are filled with so many messages coming at us. Mostly, the sea of images and information washes over me and it is only the rare post that sticks.…

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September marks the start of the BC Pharmacy Association’s fiscal year, and I am honored to be the president of the Board of Directors for 2017-2018.

I have been on the BCPhA board for four years, and we have accomplished a lot under some…

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FNHA transitions to Plan W

On Oct. 1, 2017, all First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) patients became beneficiaries of the BC PharmaCare program. Medications and therapies prescribed by healthcare providers to FNHA patients will be…

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Pharmacists across the province took notice when a province-wide state of emergency was declared July 8, 2017. As key health-care providers, they knew that the people being evacuated would need a pharmacist’s expertise. Many patients turned up in…

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What you need to know about changes Changes come into effect on March 1, 2018 Applies to all pharmacy owners, both direct and indirect If one of the owners does not pass criminal record check, the College's Application…