April 17, 2014

In light of the recent news regarding the “Heartbleed Bug” exposing security flaws in some systems, the College has reviewed all its systems and has determined that all its systems are unaffected.

College systems remain secure and continue to operate efficiently. Please contact your personal IT support team to see if you or your systems may be vulnerable to the “Heartbleed Bug”.

April 2, 2014

The College has received a number of requests for clarity around the requirements of a prescription and a number of common practices in their processing that ensure smoother patient care.

March 26, 2014

VANCOUVER – Enhancing the quality of pharmacy care in BC is a priority for the College of Pharmacists of BC as it begins to roll out initiatives that will ultimately lead to better health outcomes for patients. These initiatives are part of the regulatory authority for pharmacy’s new strategic plan, being released to the public for the first time today.

March 5, 2014

On Wednesday, March 5, 2014 the College made the following update:

Example #1 - Updated March 5, 2014
Are glucose meters and diabetes test strips included in the prohibition of providing incentives?

February 26, 2014

Full Transition to 10mg/ml on March 1

Remember that as of March 1, all methadone maintenance treatment prescriptions must be dispensed with the commercially available 10mg/ml methadone (cherry flavoured) oral preparation. All patients are to have been transitioned over during the month of February.

February 19, 2014

Are you a pharmacist or pharmacy technician?

February 3, 2014

The College of Pharmacists of BC Winter 2013/2014 ReadLinks is now available:

January 31, 2014

Methadone Transition Begins February 1, 2014.

January 31, 2014

Not completed the mandatory training? Now is the time.

As of February 1, 2014 all pharmacy managers, staff and relief pharmacists and pharmacy technicians employed in a community pharmacy that provides pharmacy services related to MMT must have: