CSHP eBulletin



November 15, 2018

Invitation to Participate: 2018 Pharmacist Drug Shortages and Recalls Survey / Invitation à participer: enquête de 2018 auprès des pharmaciens sur les pénuries et les rappels de médicaments

By: Amanda Iannaccio

The drug supply in Canada continues to be affected by drug shortages and recalls. Over the past few months alone, we have experienced the EpiPen and vaccine shortages as well as the recall of drugs containing Valsartan. The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is surveying pharmacists acros…



October 11, 2018

Update/Mise à jour: Final Regulations Amending Food and Drugs Act (opioids) / Règlement final modifiant la Loi sur les aliments et drogues (opioïdes)

By: Amanda Iannaccio

On May 2, 2018, Health Canada published final regulations in the Canada Gazette II Food and Drug Regulations (Opioids) — Regulations Amending Food and Drugs Act . Section C.01.005.1 of the Regulations requires that a pharmacist or practitioner selling a drug listed in Part A of the List o…


October 11, 2018

Canadian Patient Safety Week Planning Tools Now Available!

By: Amanda Iannaccio


  Canadian Patient Safety Week planning tools are now available to all registrants. Mark your calendars for October 29 to November 2, 2018. Register now! This year's theme focuses on medication safety and the 5 Questions to Ask About Your Medications. The planning tools and p…