News

November 23, 2022

Job Opportunity: Intake Coordinator 

The College is currently recruiting for a Intake Coordinator.

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November 17, 2022

November 2022 Board Meeting Highlights

The highlights from the November Board Meeting are now available.

Topics include Chair and Vice-Chair elections, Toxic Drug Crisis Action: OAT Multidisciplinary Model, amendments to Professional Practice Policy - 66 Opioid Agonist Treatment and more.

November 16, 2022

On November 4, 2022, Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, issued an Order permitting health professionals, including pharmacy technicians, already authorized to administer COVID-19 vaccines, to also administer influenza vaccines.

 

November 10, 2022

Mislabelled compounded acetaminophen sold at Richmond pharmacy

November 9, 2022 (Vancouver, BC) - The College of Pharmacists of BC (CPBC) has been made aware of a mislabelled compounded analgesic, acetaminophen, for children sold at the Shoppers Drug Mart located at Cambie and No. 5 Roads in Richmond, BC between November 2 to November 6th.

November 1, 2022

At it’s September 23, 2022 meeting, the College Board approved and filed amendments to the Fee Schedules under both the Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act (PODSA) Bylaws and Health Professions Act (HPA) Bylaws in accordance with the College’s 2022/2023 Budget. 

October 28, 2022

Pharmacists are invited to take this short survey about assessing, dispensing and monitoring adverse events of nirmatrelvir/ritonavir (Paxlovid). Pharmacists are eligible to claim fees for clinical assessment (PAX-A) and...

October 14, 2022

Changes to Optimize Services Available at Community Pharmacies Now in Effect

September 29, 2022

On Thursday, September 29th, 2022, British Columbia’s Minister of Health, the Honourable Adrian Dix announced the expansion of pharmacy services available in BC in order to improve healthcare access for British Columbians who have been affected by the shortage of primary care providers. 

September 29, 2022

The College of Pharmacists of BC Adopts Indigenous Cultural Safety, Humility & Anti-racism Standard of Practice 

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