Local pharmacist embracing scope of practice expansion

The province has expanded pharmacists’ abilities to prescribe medications. They are now able to assess and prescribe for a total of 33 ailments. As NTV’s David Salter reports, pharmacists seem to be embracing the change.

Province expands scope of practice for pharmacists

The province unveiled more steps Tuesday to address the health care crisis. Following on expanding the scope of practice for nurses, the same thing has been done for pharmacists. NTV’s David Salter reports.

Cold and flu medicine shortage has pharmacists warning public of health risks

Pharmacists are warning consumers about potential health risks of trying new medications amid an ongoing shortage of cold and flu medicines. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.

Local pharmacies reporting shortage of over-the-counter cold medications

As the number of cases of colds and flus increase throughout the province, so, too, is the demand for medication to treat those illnesses.

So much so that many shops and pharmacies in the province are reporting a shortage of over-the-counter cold medication.  NTV’s Don Bradshaw has that story.

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