News

March 17, 2020

New delivery requirements for Opioid Agonist Treatment, allowing pharmacists to use their professional judgement to deliver the drugs to a patient if they feel it is safe, appropriate and in the best interest of the patient to do so, are now in effect. 

March 13, 2020

Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant - Licensure

The College has a permanent full-time job opportunity in its Licensure Department. 

March 10, 2020

From The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use

There is potential shortage of some dosage strengths of slow-release oral morphine (SROM) brand name Kadian for the treatment of opioid use disorder. 

February 14, 2020

The highlights from the February Board Meeting are now available.

Topics include amendments to PPP-71 Delivery of Methadone for Maintenance, amendments to PPP-68 Cold Chain Management of Biologicals, amendments to the Controlled Prescription Program Forms, Budget 2020/2021 and more. 

January 24, 2020

The College is recruiting volunteers to serve on its committees!

January 24, 2020

Jurisprudence Exam Modernization 
Seeking Input from Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

The College of Pharmacists of BC is working to update its Jurisprudence Exam (JE) and is seeking input from pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. 

January 16, 2020

Amendments to modernize the College’s bylaws under the Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act (PODSA) are now in effect. 

January 14, 2020

Job Opportunity: Investigator

The College has a temporary job opportunity in its Complaints & Investigations Department.

January 2, 2020

Amendments to the Drug Schedules Regulation (DSR) under the Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act (PODSA), moving certain Schedule I codeine containing liquid preparations to Schedule IA, are now in effect.

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