January 8, 2016



We are working on our next Strategic Plan and need your input!

January 4, 2016

On November 20, 2015 the Board approved funding for a 12-month online subscription to RxFiles, a Canadian-based online reference providing objective, comparative drug information to clinicians.

December 11, 2015

On December 9-10, 2015, a full hearing was held in the BC Court of Appeal, on the College’s bylaws prohibiting the provision of incentives for prescriptions or pharmacy services.

The Court of Appeal has reserved its decision. The College will provide an update once the decision is received.

December 10, 2015

Qualified pharmacists can now become certified to administer intranasal immunizations. Effective December 3, 2015, amendments to the Pharmacists Regulation and the Health Professions Act Bylaws allow certified pharmacists to administer a drug (Schedule I, IA or II) or substance (Schedule III) by intranasal route.

December 4, 2015

After considerable deliberation, the College has extended the transition period for telepharmacy operators to become compliant with telepharmacy requirements to December 31, 2016. The transition period temporarily allows non-regulated pharmacy assistants to staff telepharmacy sites under the strict supervision of a pharmacist.

November 26, 2015
Scheduled Discipline Hearings
November 20, 2015

The highlights from the November Board Meeting are now available: 

November 10, 2015

The College of Pharmacists of BC has released the November 2015 issue of ReadLinks:

October 9, 2015

The provincial government recently accepted several drug schedule changes submitted by the College. These changes are now in effect in British Columbia.

October 6, 2015

The College is pleased to announce the results of the most recent Board elections held for pharmacists in Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7.