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More than 600 BCPhA members responded to the 2017 recent wage and benefit survey. The Association conducts this survey every two years to give members a guide or point of reference in terms of what colleagues in different regions, roles and pharmacy types are earning or receiving in benefits…

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While the BCPhA broadly supports pharmacist prescribing in principle, the BCPhA does not support the current framework put forth by the College. Within the framework, there are reasons given to allow pharmacist prescribing including: the need for timely access to primary care due to an expanding…

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In an announcement today, Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions stated the province would put life-saving naloxone kits into the hands of people at risk of overdose or likely to witness an overdose at community pharmacies throughout B.C.

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The BC Pharmacy Association recently kicked off the Say No to Flu campaign to bring greater awareness to the epidemic, especially at the start of the season, by providing patients access and convenience to get their flu shots by their local,…

Media Releases
Media Release

October 26, 2017 -- The 2017-2018 flu season is being described by health officials as one of the worst flu seasons to hit, especially to those in high-risk groups. In an effort to provide flu vaccines, community…

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As we wind down summer and slide into fall, we see an increase in questions from BCPhA members related to preparing for the upcoming influenza season. The nature of the questions ranges from specific clinical questions about the…