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Thursday, March 19, 2020

#RethinkPharmacists: Providing care in remote communities

Christine and coworkers at the airport in Sioux Lookout

If you live in a rural Ontario community, you face greater challenges accessing health resources than your urban counterparts. There are fewer health services and supports available nearby, and residents often have to travel far for appointments.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Five days of Thrive at Waterloo Pharmacy

Students, staff, and faculty wearing thrive shirts and holding thrive signs in the Pharmacy building lobby

Yellow Thrive t-shirts. Fresh fruit courtesy of Marten’s Apples. Conversations and events about mental health and wellness. Thrive Week is a new staple of the University of Waterloo, a week long event in the fall term that seeks to raise awareness about mental health.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Waterloo School of Pharmacy welcomes proposed expansion of pharmacist scope to include common ailment prescribing

Pharmacist talking to patient and handing over paper

Photo credit: Direct Relief

In its recently announced budget, the provincial government proposed expanding pharmacist scope to allow pharmacists to prescribe for common ailments.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

#RethinkPharmacists: Supporting people who want to quit smoking

Pharmacist breaking a cigarette in half

Are you trying to quit smoking? Your pharmacist could be a good place to start. Pharmacists are trained in supporting people to quit smoking and are familiar with the wide variety of products to help quit. In Ontario, there’s a standard program that pharmacists use with patients. It looks like this:

Monday, June 18, 2018

Waterloo Pharmacy on the road: Ottawa

Faculty, staff and students at the national conference for pharmacy educators.

Faculty, staff and students at the national conference for pharmacy educators.

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