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:

January 29, 2014

Important Information for MMT Transition: Accepting Prescriptions Starting February 1

Methadone maintenance prescriptions prescribed during January, 2014 on the old MMT CPP form, but with a start date of February 1 or later, may be accepted and dispensed using the 1mg/ml standard using the old MMT CPP form.

January 29, 2014

Vancouver, BC – British Columbia’s 26 regulated health professions, governed by 22 colleges under the Health Professions Act, and 1 under the Social Workers Act, have incorporated under the Society Act to become the Health Profession Regulators of BC Society.