May, 2015
Pharmacy Association Of Nova Scotia (PANS) Position Statement Influenza Immunizations For Pharmacists
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Mar, 2015
Thoughts From the Chair - PAM 2015

Pharmacy Awareness Month 2015

 As you read this, we are successfully completing the second week of Pharmacy Awareness Month (PAM).

 Did you used to let Pharmacy Awareness Week (PAW) slide because it was only a week!? Be honest! Well, now you have no excuse. You have a full month to proudly promote all the great things you do for your patients throughout the year.

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Mar, 2015
Pharmacists: Trusted Care, When and Where you Need It

For Immediate Release                                                                           
Monday, March 2, 2015
Pharmacists Provide What You Need, When and Where You Need It


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Jan, 2015
Thoughts from the Chair: January 2015

PANS Chair Sandeep Sodhi gives his thoughts on the Marketplace story.

As I think every pharmacist in Canada knows, CBC finally aired their Marketplace story on pharmacy errors last Friday evening.  I did not want to get involved in making too many comments or opinions until the piece aired, hoping that maybe the report would be balanced and informative, recognizing that errors do happen from time but that the number of errors is very small and that pharmacists have, and always, put the patient first.

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Jan, 2015
Dr. Neil MacKinnon talks to the CBC

Nova Scotia is the first province in Nova Scotia to have mandatory reporting of pharmacy errors and near misses.  Dr. Neil J MacKinnon, Dean and Professor, James L Winkle College of Pharmacy,University of Cincinnati talks to the CBC about how this works and why its good for pharmacists, pharmacies and patients.

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Dec, 2014
Pharmacy Holiday Hours

For a list of HRM pharmacy holiday hours from  December 24, 2014 to January 1, 2015, please click here.

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Nov, 2014
The Pharmacist - December 2014

The December 2014 edition of The Pharmacist is now available.

Included in this issue: Pharmacists as Immunizers Research in the Maritimes ~ Mental Health Care, Beyond the Basics, with the Bloom Program ~ Sleepwell: A New Program in Nova Scotia ~ Retirement Savings: How Much is Enough ~ 2014 Award Winners ~ Dal CPE Update ~ Drug Information System (DIS) Update ~ Employment Opportunities ~ Links of Interest ~ TD Insurance Meloche Monnex: Get Ready for Winter at Home and in Your Car

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Nov, 2014
Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia Announces 2014 Award Winners

Dartmouth, NS – The Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia recently presented awards to twelve very deserving individuals at its Annual Conference held in Halifax on Saturday.

 Halifax’s Dr. Susan Bowles was PANS Member of the Year.

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