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Fred Horne

Neighbourhood Pharmacies enhances events

TORONTO — The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies) announced earlier this month significant improvements to its annual events program, as well as event ­highlights. The first major change to the events program occurs at the fall Executive Summit, October 28 to October 29, which will now host the association’s Strategic Appointments sessions. This

Neighbourhood Pharmacies introduces the Pharmacy Expo

Neighbourhood Pharmacies introduces the Pharmacy Expo

TORONTO — The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada has enhanced its annual events program, including the launch of the Pharmacy Expo, an expansion of its major annual spring gathering. The Canadian retail pharmacy association said Tuesday that the Pharmacy Expo, to be held June 13 to 16, 2016, at the Enercare Centre Exhibition Place in

Partners advance cause of pharmacy in Alberta

EDMONTON, Alberta — “Advocating for an enlarged role for pharmacists in the delivery of health services to patients in this province was very much a combined activity by the Alberta College of Pharmacy and my organization,” says Margaret Wing, chief executive officer of Alberta Pharmacists’ Association (RxA). Wing was quick to point out that the leadership

Alberta takes lead in tapping full potential of Rx

EDMONTON, Alberta — Pharmacists in Alberta are now able to provide their patients with a wider range of remunerated cognitive services than those in any other Canadian, or indeed North American, jurisdiction. In a recent interview, Fred Horne — Alberta’s Minister of Health and Wellness when the fees for the recently approved services were negotiated