Tag: pharmacists

  • Immigration and Pharmacy – Success Stories

    Pharmacy practice is filled with amazing individuals.  We all know Pharmacists that stand out for various reasons. Lately there has been a climate of intolerance towards those that come to Canada or the U.S. from another country. This confuses me given the history of successful immigration not only in Canada but other countries as well. Pharmacy practice is no…

  • Why the Pharmacy OTC Section Will Be a Growing Target for Evidence Based Medicine Trolls

    The front store of the pharmacy has traditionally been where the pharmacist and patient relationship grows to a level beyond where it would be with just prescription counseling alone. It affords to pharmacists a selection of products that empowers the lay public to take some sort control of their health in almost any way they…

  • What’s the real reason for not counselling and missing interactions?

    Lately we have heard stories of Pharmacists not doing their job correctly. ┬áTo be exact, in a survey of a sample of pharmacies, it was discovered that medications that are kept in the pharmacy but did not need a prescription, there was insufficient or completely absent counselling on behalf of the pharmacist. ┬áThese medications are…