Access to RxTx and RxFiles Will No Longer Be Provided by the College in 2017
As of January 1, 2017, the College will no longer be providing access to RxTx and RxFiles through eServices. The College Board made the decision to discontinue funding for these resources at the June 2016 Board Meeting.
All community pharmacies are still required to have library references as listed in Professional Practice Policy-3 (PPP3): Pharmacy References as per PODSA Bylaw 3(2)(w): http://library.bcpharmacists.org/6_Resources/6-2_PPP/5003-PGP-PPP.pdf
RxTx is an evidence-based, reliable Canadian drug and therapeutic information service produced by CPhA and includes a number of the resources required in PPP3. Access to the RxTx information service is currently made available through the College's eServices site. Registrants who wish to continue receiving access to RxTx after December 31, 2016 may sign up for an individual subscription from CPhA. A CPhA membership is not required to subscribe to RxTx. Pharmacy and multi-pharmacy subscriptions are also available. Details on the RxTx subscription service are available on CPhA's website: http://www.pharmacists.ca/products-services/cpbc/.
RxFiles information service provides access to objective, comparative drug information through RxFiles Drug Comparison Charts. Access to the RxFiles Drug Comparison Charts is currently made available through the College's eServices site. Registrants who wish to continue receiving access to the RxFiles information service after December 31, 2016 may sign up for an individual subscription to at RxFiles.ca. Group subscriptions and institutional partnerships are also available.