News

October 6, 2014

The College is pleased to announce the results of the most recent Board elections held for pharmacists in Districts 2 and 4, and pharmacy technicians in District 8. The successful candidates (indicated in bold, below) will begin their term at the beginning of the November Board meeting on Friday, November 21, 2014.

September 26, 2014

The College issued the following news release on September 26, 2014 at 9:50 AM PDT:

College of Pharmacists of BC shuts down Marigold Compounding and Natural Pharmacy in Courtenay over public safety concerns

September 15, 2014

The College of Pharmacists of BC, a member of Health Profession Regulators of BC, is pleased to participate in the public awareness campaign "Care Safe Trust". Here is a public service announcement that will be shown over the next twelve months on Global TV.

September 9, 2014

The College and CRNBC have developed a joint statement on dispensing medications.

The statement provides information about shared scopes of practice and nurse dispensing.

September 9, 2014

Polls are now open for District 2, 4, and 8. In order to vote you must log into eServices.

For instructions on how to vote, click on the link below:
E-Voting Instructions

August 25, 2014

The College of Pharmacists of BC has filed an appeal of the July 25, 2014 decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia to the BC Court of Appeal.

August 6, 2014

The College is pleased to announce that it has come to an agreement with the Canadian Pharmacists Association to provide universal access to e-Therapeutics+ Complete to each and every registered pharmacist and pharmacy technician in British Columbia. e-Therapeutics+ Complete provides pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other health care professionals with online access to evidence-based,...

July 28, 2014

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has released its decision on the College’s bylaws prohibiting the provision of incentives for prescriptions or pharmacy services. The decision is available here

The College has not made any decisions regarding possible next steps. 

July 23, 2014

The College of Pharmacists of BC would like to clarify that while Health Canada has issued a new interpretation on the storage of prescription records electronically, requirements in BC for storage of original hard copy prescriptions have not changed. Changes are under consideration.
 

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