Old meds be gone – safely

National, | May 3, 2021

Protect your family and the environment with these simple steps to dispose of medications When pharmacist Rachelle Rocha saw Lillian (name changed), one of her regular customers, approach with a sad smile and a plastic bag full of medications, she knew what had happened. Lillian’s father, who had been receiving end-of-life care at home, had […]

Bring back the meds

National, | May 3, 2021

As part of the fight against the opioid crisis, remind patients to return unused medications Opioid stewardship has become increasingly important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Reminding your patients that they can bring back unused or expired medications is a simple step to help fulfill that role. “I pay special attention when someone is undergoing treatment […]

New HPSA Office Address

National, | Feb 25, 2021

Effective March 31, 2021, the HPSA office is moving to a new address. 3800 Steeles Ave West, Suite 301A Woodbridge, ON, L4L 4G9 Please redirect all correspondences accordingly. Thank you!

New Sharps Collection Program Launch in Manitoba

National, | Feb 16, 2021

The Ministry of Conservation and Climate of Manitoba has approved the Manitoba Sharps Collection Program (MSCP) and it is now officially launched. Click here to read the official news release.    

Safe Storage and Disposal of Medications during the COVID-19 Pandemic

National, | Nov 6, 2020

Storing medications safely at home and returning products to the pharmacy when they are no longer needed are important ways to prevent harm. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, pharmacies may not be accepting medication returns for disposal, or they may have new ways of taking them back. Take a look at the newsletter from the […]

Happy World Pharmacists Day 2020! Thank you for your support!