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View the drug shortages from this week.

The full list of current shortages can be found on the PharmaCare drug shortage information page.

Media Releases

On Mar. 18, the B.C. government announced it is adding community pharmacies to its list of locations delivering COVID-19 vaccinations as part of the province’s vaccine roll-out plan. B.C.’s community pharmacists are ready…

The following health authorities have announced that pharmacists and pharmacy staff are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines due to their roles as front-line health-care providers in the community. The BCPhA will update this list as it evolves…

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, Elements Compounding Pharmacy owner Priti Bhathella was diagnosed with a serious medical condition, and had to reduce her time at work while relying on her team to take on additional…

Media Releases

On March 16, 2021 public statements suggested that it would take several weeks for community pharmacists to be ready to administer COVID vaccines once government has confirmed they will be part of the roll-out program. It was also suggested that…

Srinivasa Rao Sadasivuni is a pharmacist serving the community of Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast. Rao immigrated to Toronto in 2007. After spending a year completing his qualification exams to practice as a pharmacist, he moved to the Sunshine Coast…