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News

December 2016 Health Product InfoWatch is now available

December 22, 2016

The goal of the Health Product InfoWatch is to raise awareness and to provide clinically relevant information to healthcare professionals concerning marketed health products and their safety. In some cases, information is intended to stimulate reporting of similar adv...

ACP office closed for the holidays

December 15, 2016

Happy Holidays from all of us at ACP! We hope you enjoy time spent with family and friends during this holiday season.

Our office will be closed after 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2016, and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. 

 

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Tale of the two Dhaliwals

December 14, 2016

We recently became aware of two Edmonton area physicians who share the exact same first, last and middle name. Each with the name Dr. Navdeep Singh Dhaliwal, one physician is a general practitioner and the other is an emergency room physician.

Regional meeting recap

December 14, 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent Regional Meetings in Edmonton, Lethbridge, and online! Together with over 100 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, we explored two main themes impacting pharmacy practice in Alberta; Modernizing Role Statements for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians, and Pharmacy Working Conditions. 

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Update from council

December 14, 2016

Council convened December 5-6, 2016 in Edmonton and will reconvene again on March 2-3, 2017. Following are highlights of council’s December deliberations:

MAID update

December 14, 2016

Thank you to all the pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in community and hospital-based practices who have taken extraordinary measures to work with physicians to meet the wishes of individuals who have chosen and been authorized to receive MAID.

ACP was to readdress its guidance to members into a single document in 2016, which has been delayed. During the first quarter of 2017, yo...

Office closing early Dec 12

December 12, 2016
Our office will be closed at 3:30 p.m. today (December 12) for a staff function. We will reopen on Tuesday, December 13 at 8:00 a.m.

November 2016 Health Product InfoWatch is now available

December 7, 2016

The goal of the Health Product InfoWatch is to raise awareness and to provide clinically relevant information to healthcare professionals concerning marketed health products and their safety. In some cases, information is intended to stimulate reporting of similar adve...