The Tablet

The Tablet, is a quarterly magazine for BCPhA members. It features pharmacy and industry news, profiles on B.C. pharmacists, information on research developments and new products. It is a premiere quarterly print publication containing in-depth news, features, discussions on practice issues and recommendations. 

Inside each edition, you will find updates and profiles of BC Pharmacy Association members, a News Dose section containing the latest news affecting pharmacists in the province, an in-depth cover story, unique features and more.

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It is impossible for most in Canada to understand how the lives of Ukrainians have been uprooted by an invasion that has left numerous dead and millions more in struggle. In spite of the horror, many still remain in the country, doing their best to…

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COVID-19 vaccination program

Starting in December/January, more than 1,000 pharmacies were onboarded to the ImmsBC system over the course of a few weeks. The Association provided user help for all pharmacy staff seven days a week. The…

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Former BCPhA President Fred Wiley receives UBC Alumni Builder Award

The University of British Columbia’s Alumni Builder Awards were created in 2017 as part of the 100th year of alumni UBC. The awards recognize alumni who have contributed…

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BC Pharmacy Association CEO Geraldine Vance was invited to present on Canada’s Health Workforce to the federal Standing Committee on Health on Mar. 2, 2022.

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Have you ever been in a situation in which you are in a counselling session with an adolescent, and you are unable to answer their questions about how their medication interacts with a substance? 

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It has been just a few months since British Columbia began delivering rapid antigen test kits for the public through community pharmacies free of charge.

So far, nearly 8 million test kits have been sent to pharmacy distributors and numbers…

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With the start of a new year comes with it the beginning of new opportunities; from the administration of mRNA vaccines, to the dispensing and counseling of Paxlovid prescriptions, to the distribution of rapid antigen tests. 

With all…

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Across the province, pharmacists invited Members of the Legislative Assembly to visit their workplaces and learn more about the valuable services community pharmacy offers for all British Columbians.

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As a clinical pharmacist at Save-On-Foods, Joddie Xiong’s work involves developing, implementing and supporting clinical programs in individual pharmacies across British Columbia. 

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Most of us who enroll in pharmacy school to become a pharmacist never think about being a pharmacy owner unless their family already owns a pharmacy. 

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Not in our wildest dreams did any of us expect that we would have marked the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic with no clear path forward.  

Community pharmacy has continued to set and reset to meet the changing…

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In November 2021, torrential rains swept across significant parts of British Columbia, severing major roads and bridges in numerous communities across the province. In a matter of hours, many communities were effectively stranded, unable to obtain…