February - 2017

27 Feb

March is Pharmacist Awareness Month-this year’s theme is “Pharmacists: Doing More.

17 Feb

“No one will care how much you know unless they know how much you care”.  Many years ago, this was told to me by a professor.  She wanted to ensure that I understood that being competent was important as a pharmacist, but caring for patients needs to start with care and compassion. 

17 Feb

The top New Year’s resolution of 2017 was to get healthy and most people include losing a few pounds as part of their plan. To lose weight, one must obviously consume less calories than we eat.

17 Feb

According to Statistics Canada, two-thirds of seniors are taking five or more medications per day and one-quarter take 10 or more.  While the benefits of these therapies are often clear, there is a darker more sinister side:  Adverse Drug Events (ADEs).   ADEs can range from the

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05 Sep

There has been a great deal of publicity lately around methadone and methadone clinics.  When you are at your local pharmacy, you may see a client drinking a cup of orange juice; they politely say “thank you” and leave.  Not unlike a scene outside Port Stanley’s landmark, Mackie’s, in the summer.

18 Aug

The March mentorship interview: Peter Yurek

Published in the St Thomas Elgin Weekly News

Can you tell us how you got into the business?