At it’s February 16th Meeting, the College Board approved amendments to the Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act (PODSA) and the Health Professions Act (HPA) Bylaws, including the Community Pharmacy Standards of Practice, to change the Controlled Prescription Program (CPP) hard copy requirements for verbal and faxed prescriptions, along with amendments to related Professional Practice...
THE COLLEGE IS LOOKING FOR DEDICATED PHARMACISTS, PHARMACY TECHNICIANS AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO SERVE ON OUR VOLUNTEER-DRIVEN COMMITTEES.
Suspected Fraudulent Recall Notice from McKesson Canada
McKesson Canada has recently been made aware of suspected fraudulent recall notices for oxycodone and hydromorphone products being used at pharmacies across Canada.
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.
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.