May/Jun 2017 Issue — Explore Articles

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Congratulations to Annette Robinson and Keith Shaw, who were elected to the BCPhA Board of Directors on election day, April 15. Both positions are for three-year terms beginning Sept. 1, 2017.

Robinson is a pharmacy specialist with …

The Tablet

On March 3, 2017, BCPhA vice-president Alex Dar Santos joined other health-care workers and first responders to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a roundtable discussion on B.C.'s opioid crisis.

Dar Santos was also interviewed on…

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Phase 2 of the pharmacogenomics research project launched this April, with 25 pharmacies participating in communities across B.C.

The “Genomics for Precision Drug Therapy in the Community Pharmacy” project is co-funded by Genome BC and the…

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A patient came into Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy in Comox, B.C., to fill a prescription for a high-cost biologic. The man had PharmaCare and additional third-party drug coverage and had almost reached his deductible and family maximum. Pharmacist Wendy…