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Aug 01, 2019, 17:21 ET Pharmacists Encouraged by Recommendations in the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry Report

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies) and the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) welcome the release of the Long-Term Care Homes ...


Jul 11, 2019, 17:10 ET Justin J. Bates Joins the Ontario Pharmacists Association as CEO

TORONTO, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) announced today that Justin J. Bates will join the Association as Chief Executive Officer effective September 3, 2019. "On...


Jun 26, 2019, 10:55 ET Pharmacists ready to play key role in improving healthcare and ending hallway medicine

TORONTO, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) welcomes the second report issued today by Premier Ford's Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine and...


Apr 11, 2019, 21:35 ET Ontario pharmacists applaud the government's commitment to allow patients to receive more healthcare services directly from their pharmacists

TORONTO, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) applauds the provincial government on its commitment in today's budget to allow pharmacists to assess and treat patients for...


Feb 01, 2019, 07:11 ET Members of Ontario Pharmacists Association are ready to help in ending hallway medicine

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association applauds Premier Ford's Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine and Dr. Rueben Devlin on the delivery of its...


Aug 14, 2018, 20:25 ET Ensuring Patient-Safety of Cannabis Now More Important Than Ever

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) applauds the Ontario government on its initiative to consult with Ontarians towards the creation of a new retail model for the ...


Jun 22, 2018, 16:19 ET Ontario Pharmacists Association and Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada congratulate Doug Ford on winning provincial election

TORONTO, June 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) and the Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies) congratulate Premier-designate Doug Ford on a...


Jun 18, 2018, 15:23 ET Ontario Pharmacy Profession Recognizes Achievements in Patient Care

TORONTO, June 18, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) presented its annual awards on Friday, June 8, 2018 to four Ontario pharmacists and one graduate from the University of...


May 25, 2018, 13:14 ET Rethink pharmacy: Ontario Pharmacy Platform launches solution to "hallway medicine"

TORONTO, May 25, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) and the Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies) today announced the Ontario Pharmacy Platform...


Mar 20, 2018, 12:18 ET Ontario Pharmacists Association applauds Ontario government on expansion of OHIP+ to support seniors

TORONTO, March 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) applauds the Ontario government for taking the positive step forward to making prescriptions free for people aged 65 years...


Nov 02, 2017, 20:12 ET New poll reveals Ontarians trust pharmacists with safe dispensing of medicinal cannabis

Pharmacist counselling of medicinal cannabis key to patient safety TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - With new polling data revealing Ontarians overwhelmingly trust their pharmacists to dispense medicinal ...


Apr 27, 2017, 20:33 ET The Ontario Pharmacists Association Welcomes the Decision to Provide Free Prescription Drugs for Children and Youth

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association supports today's announcement of the OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare effective January 1, 2018. As professionals who pride...


Apr 10, 2017, 16:20 ET Andrew D. Gall Joins the Ontario Pharmacists Association as CEO

TORONTO, April 10, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) announced today that Andrew D. Gall will join the Association as Chief Executive Officer effective May 1, 2017. "On behalf of ...


Mar 09, 2017, 11:00 ET Pharmacist Awareness Month Highlights How Pharmacists Offer More

Ontarians Now Have Access to Travel Vaccines at their Local Pharmacy TORONTO, March 9, 2017 /CNW/ - March is Pharmacist Awareness Month, a month to recognize the critical role Ontario's pharmacists...


Dec 01, 2016, 17:15 ET Pharmacists to Provide Travel Vaccinations to Ontario Patients

More pharmacy-based options improve patients' access to the vaccines they need to stay healthy at home and abroad TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) is extremely...


Mar 08, 2016, 08:00 ET This Pharmacist Awareness Month Ontario Pharmacists Look to the Future of Pharmacy Practice

TORONTO, March 8, 2015 /CNW/ - This March, during Pharmacist Awareness Month, Ontario's pharmacists want you to know the valuable ways, beyond filling prescriptions, that they can assist you in...


Feb 29, 2016, 10:47 ET Ontario's pharmacists react to the 2016 budget

TORONTO, Feb. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Changes to pharmacists' scope of practice and to the Ontario Drug Benefit program that were highlighted in Ontario's 2016 budget will go a long way to enabling better...


Mar 03, 2015, 07:59 ET Pharmacists Offer More: The Ontario Pharmacists Association Launches Online Resource for Pharmacist Awareness Month

New resource highlights how pharmacists can be a key partner in your health – beyond dispensing pills TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - March is Pharmacist Awareness Month, and the Ontario Pharmacists...


Mar 12, 2014, 13:00 ET The Pharmacist Is In! Celebrating the Services, Expanded Role, and Dedication of Ontario Pharmacists During Pharmacist Awareness Month

TORONTO, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - March is Pharmacist Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to recognize the expanding role of Ontario pharmacists and celebrate the pharmacist's role as a...


Jan 22, 2014, 10:36 ET Ontario Pharmacists Association marks "Weedless Wednesday" with a call for expansion of the Pharmacy Smoking Cessation Program

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - This "Weedless Wednesday" the Ontario Pharmacists Association is calling on the provincial government to expand the Pharmacy Smoking Cessation Program to include all...


Jan 20, 2014, 10:00 ET Pharmacists can help millions of Canadians who suffer from high blood pressure get healthier - study finds

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - More than four million Canadians have high blood pressure - yet less than one-third have their condition under control. A just-released study by the Ontario Pharmacists ...


Jan 09, 2014, 07:35 ET More than 650,000 Ontarians have received the flu shot at pharmacies this season - Ontario Pharmacists Association urges more to get the shot as protection against H1N1

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - More than 650,000 Ontarians have received the free flu shot at close to 2,000 pharmacies throughout the province this season, under a successful Ontario government...