CSHP eBulletin



February 15, 2019

Important – Health Canada Policy Statement on the Naming of Biologic Drugs/Important - Énoncé de politique sur l’attribution de noms aux médicaments biologiques de Santé Canada

By: Amanda Iannaccio

Health Canada is pleased to announce a decision on the naming of biologic drugs. Following internal and external stakeholder consultations and analysis of related issues, Health Canada has decided that biologic drugs, including biosimilars, will be identified by their unique brand name and n…



February 8, 2019

Update/Mettre à jour: Prescription Opioids – Sticker and Handout Requirements / Opioïdes sur ordonnance – Exigences relatives à l’autocollant et à la fiche de renseignements

  Canada's Food and Drug Regulations were amended to require that a warning sticker and patient information handout be provided to patients, at the time of sale, with all prescription opioids that appear in Part A of the “List of Opioids”. These requirements came into force on October…


February 8, 2019

CSHP Foundation Newsletter

By: Amanda Iannaccio

Foundation News CSHP Foundation Mission The CSHP Research and Education Foundation supports research and educational programs that advance pharmacy practice and patient care in hospitals and other collaborative healthcare settings. We are…
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February 1, 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 CSHP Award Winners

COME CELEBRATE WITH US IN TORONTO! We are delighted to be returning to Toronto for the 2019 National Awards Ceremony, which will be held in conjunction with our 50th Annual Professional Practice Conference. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of our extraordinary winners on Saturday, Februa…