The Ministry of Health is currently still developing e-prescribing through PharmaNet. However, until e-prescribing is available, pharmacists are required to ask for an original or unique signature for each prescription.
The National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) announced that it has developed requirements for Pharmacy Practice Management Systems (PPMS). The PPMS requirements will come into effect on January 1, 2016.
The College held their 122th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel on Saturday, November 23. Over 40 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians participated in the meeting.