Founded in 1891, the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia is a vital link in the chain of trust that connects patients, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, and as such, we are accountable to the public. Our job is to protect public health by licensing and regulating pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and the places where they practice. We are responsible for making sure every pharmacist and pharmacy technician in B.C. is fully qualified and able to provide the public with competent care.
The College receives its authority from - and is responsible for administering - provincial pharmacy legislation.
Additional information on the College can be found in the following documents:
To protect the public by ensuring that College registrants provide safe and effective pharmacy care to help people achieve better health.
The College of Pharmacists of British Columbia's activities and decisions are based on the following values:
- Interactions will be handled ethically with respect and dignity while ensuring confidentiality.
- Integrity, honesty, accountability, transparency and responsiveness in all that we do.
- A culture of collaboration, learning and openness to change.