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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Fall 2021 — Explore Articles

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Direct flu vaccine distribution has come to pharmacies. We take a look at how distributors are embracing the change of bringing publicly funded influenza vaccines directly to pharmacies.

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The Apex Pharmacy team received an urgent call to provide medications to several dozen wildfire evacuees in August, 2021. The pharmacy is owned by Elke Groening (third from right, in glasses) and Jason Huber (back row, centre).…

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By Sandy Lu, BSc (Hons), BSc (Pharm), MScPH, RPh. 

Reviewed by Joyce Seto, Pharmacy Manager,  Vaccine and Pharmacy Services, BC Centre for Disease Control.

The term “…

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How technologies and conversations are informing the discussion concerning substance use.

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With 2021 coming to an end, it is time for me to reflect on my term as president of the Board of the BC Pharmacy Association. A year of working during a pandemic has presented us with many firsts.

In March there was an urgent request from…

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Thank you for all our members who nominated a pharmacist or who were nominated themselves for consideration of a BC Pharmacy Association Pharmacy Excellence Award.

The BCPhA Awards Committee met on Oct. 13, 2021 and has issued 2021 awards…

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On Sept. 2, 2021, BC Pharmacy Association CEO Geraldine Vance presented to the B.C. Government’s Select Standing Committee on Finance and Governance Services to advocate for community pharmacists.

Vance pointed to the success community…

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In a blink, the summer is gone and we are hunkering down for a winter with the continued twists and turns of COVID-19 and an unpredictable flu season. 

As you are reading this, you are no doubt knee-deep in the 2021/2022 flu season.…

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Pharmacy owner Nelli Jakac and staff pharmacist Kenji Nakajima at Phoenix Pharmasave #37.

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Nathan Tsai, Pharmacy Manager for London Drugs’ Ladner location, holds up a vial of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. His pharmacy was one of about 50 pharmacies in the Lower Mainland to participate in the ImmsBC pilot project.…

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As of Oct. 24, 2021, full vaccination is required for anyone 12 years and older in British Columbia to access some events, services and businesses. Those who have not yet obtained their Vaccine Card can get one at gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard. The changes…