January 10, 2018

Opioid Agonist Treatment Alert: Potential Slow Release Oral Morphine Shortage

From The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use


January 2, 2018

On January 1, 2018, amendments to Professional Practice Policy – 66, including changing its name from “Methadone Maintenance Treatment” to “Opioid Agonist Treatment,” came into effect. These amendments also include the introduction of new policy guides for buprenorphine/naloxone, and slow-release oral morphine​.


December 21, 2017

On December 20, 2017, BC’s Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Judy Darcy announced that take-home naloxone kits are now available at community pharmacies throughout British Columbia.

December 13, 2017

Required maintenance work to the College’s IT systems supporting eServices will take place between 5:00 pm Saturday, December 16 and 12:00pm Sunday, December 17. 

December 1, 2017

Each year, the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science recognizes one of its remarkable alumni for creating a local, provincial, national or global impact in the field of community, research, hospital, governance, education or clinical pharmacy. 

The College of Pharmacists of British Columbia would like to congratulate our Registrar, Bob Nakagawa, for being this year’s recipient. 

November 30, 2017

On November 7, 2017, Health Canada implemented changes regarding the prescribing and dispensing of Mifegymiso. 

November 17, 2017

The highlights from the November Board Meeting are now available.

October 19, 2017

As of October 23, 2017, The Ministry of Health will assume responsibility for issuing all PharmaNet FanOuts. 

October 6, 2017

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

September 15, 2017

The highlights from the September Board Meeting are now available.