Health events and resources - March
March is Pharmacist Awareness Month. Many provinces in Canada and many other countries have made significant changes to what pharmacists can do (i.e., their scope of practice), including allowing them to prescribe drugs for certain conditions. But did you know that there are a lot of differences in what pharmacists are allowed to do across Canada and abroad? Learn more:
- Read the briefs and summaries from our citizen panel and stakeholder dialogue on Exploring Models for Pharmacist Prescribing in Ontario
- Read our new book Ontario’s Health System: Key Insights for Engaged Citizens, Professionals and Policymakers. The chapters on 'Care using select treatments' (chapter 8) and 'Delivery arrangements 2: Workforce' (chapter 5) may be of particular interest
- Search Health Systems Evidence for the full range of documents related to pharmacist scope of practice
March is also National Kidney Month. Browse the latest evidence related to kidney disease at the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal.