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February 9, 2024

Job Opportunity: Senior Business Analyst

The College is currently recruiting for a Senior Business Analyst.

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February 7, 2024

The Ministry of Health has acted to address the recreational use of buccal nicotine pouch products among youth. Effective February 7, 2024, these products will only be available behind the pharmacy counter and require consultation with a pharmacist before purchase, in order to prevent their misuse and inform buyers about the associated health risks.

January 10, 2024

Planned maintenance to the College’s website will take place from 12:00 PM on February 2, 2024 until 8:30 AM on February 5, 2024

During this period, eServices (which includes registration, renewals, Practice Review and PDAP portals) and Find a Pharmacy or Registrant on the College’s website will be unavailable .

November 22, 2023

On November 22, 2023, the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) released updates to BC’s provincial Guideline for the Clinical Management of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD Guideline).

In order to align with the updated guidelines, at its November 2023 meeting, the College Board approved amendments to Professional Practice Policy 66: Opioid Agonist Treatment (PPP-66) and its...

October 13, 2023

Health Canada encourages healthcare professionals to discuss the risks of purchasing drugs from illegal online sellers with their patients. The following article provides information to help health professionals and members of the public identify and differentiate illegal websites selling drugs from licensed online pharmacies in Canada

September 21, 2023

The UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is honored to release, “Building Cultural Safety and Humility for First Nations Clients into Pharmacy Practice”, which contains two educational courses.

September 21, 2023

In August 2023, UBC’s Continuing Pharmacy Professional Development Program (UBC CPPD) launched three new accredited, case-based, clinical education modules focused on minor ailment conditions. These modules have been designed specifically to support BC Pharmacists in their changing scope of work and are being offered at no additional cost.

September 7, 2023

The College is currently seeking experienced Chartered Professional Accountants to volunteer to serce on the Audit and Finance Committee.

July 7, 2023

The University of British Columbia's Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences has recently announced a new Diploma in Pharmacy Leadership (DPL) program which is set to Launch in September 2024. 

 
July 5, 2023

In May 2021, the College of Pharmacists of BC, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC, the College of Nurses and Midwives, and the College of Dental Surgeons of BC, issued an apology...

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