We Need Pharmacy

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Nova Scotia is facing a healthcare crisis.  Patients need to be able access healthcare when and where they need it.  Pharmacies can provide numerous healthcare services to patients at convenient times across the province, yet the majority of services are not covered by our provincial health plan – THIS MUST CHANGE

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Research Studies

Benefits of Pharmacist Care in Hypertension

Report: Benefits of pharmacist care in hypertension in Nova Scotia: click here

Report: Benefits of pharmacist care in hypertension in Canada: click here

Study: Cost-effectiveness of pharmacist care for managing hypertension in Canada: click here

Online Tool: click here


Canadian Pharmacists Journal

Abstract: A randomized trial of a community-based approach to dyslipidemia management: Pharmacist prescribing to achieve cholesterol targets (RxACT Study): click here

Conference Board of Canada Report

Report: The Value of Expanded Pharmacy Services in Canada: click here

Report: Getting the Most out of Community Pharmacy. Recommendations for Action: click here

The Value of Expanded Community Pharmacy Services Fact Sheet: click here


Diabetes and Endocrinology

Report: Pharmacist intervention for glycaemic control in the community (the RxING study): click here


Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Study: The Effectiveness of Pharmacist Interventions on Cardiovascular Risk: The Multicenter Randomized Controlled RxEACH Trial: click here


Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy

Waterloo News: Pharmacists could dramatically reduce ER visits: click here

Abstract: The proportion, conditions, and predictors of emergency department visits that can be potentially managed by pharmacists with expanded scope of practice: click here