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tick The awards committee would like to highlight some of our members that were honoured at CSHP PPC with National Awards. Nova Scotia was well represented!!

Awards 2018 photo

Special Awards: Theresa Hurley – Isabel E. Stauffer Meritorious Service Award (given in recognition of prolonged service to and involvement in CSHP, by a Member of the Society, as exemplified by significant, sustained contributions primarily at the Branch or Chapter level).

General Awards: Shanna Trenaman – Patient Care Enhancement Award - “A Cohort Study to Identify Risk Factors for Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits in Older Adults” (completed at Nova Scotia Health Authority and Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia)

Tessa Lambourne and Laura V Minard - Teaching, Learning and Education Award - “Optimizing Patient Education of Oncology   Medications: A Patient Perspective” (completed at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia)

CSHP New Fellow – conferred to members who have demonstrated noteworthy, sustained service and excellence in the practice of pharmacy in an organized healthcare setting

Heather Neville – Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone)

We would also like to recognize recent Branch Award Winners:

Tessa Lambourne - Nova Scotia and New Brunswick CSHP Pharmacy Practice Residency award – “Optimizing patient education of oncology medications: A patient perspective”

Nada Toulany – 2018 Nova Scotia Pharmacy Student Scholarship

Congratulations to all!

tick Our CSHP NS March 2017 newsletter is now available!

tick Awards for 2015-16 were presented April 30, 2016 at the Annual Awards Dinner. Please see our Awards Presentation for pictures and recipient names.

tick Attention NS Branch members: we are in need of Education Committee members. If you are interested in joining the education committee, please email Valerie.murphy@nshealth.ca.

tick It is that time of year again! Renew your CSHP membership and liability insurance! See the membership benefits flyer for all the reasons to renew your membership and encourage others to join! 

tick CSHP NS Branch Social Event Survey: The goal of the survey is to gather feedback from members about what they would like to see for a social event (should take less than 5 mins to fill out!): https://survey.nshealth.ca/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=l62K5n91

tick Congratulations to NS Branch member Jennifer Turple who was the winner of the Branch social media contest for Pharmacy Awareness Month 2016!  Jen posted/liked/tweeted the most and has won a $50 gift card.  Honorary mention goes to Nadine Grimm.  Thanks to all members who supported the NS Branch and CSHP social media campaign during March 2016.

tick Hello fellow NS Branch CSHP members: Our call for nominations to Branch Council has begun. To read more and see available positions click here.

tick CSHP has produced a position paper on physician-assisted dying to advocate for both the patient and the pharmacist while this issue continues to evolve.  Please click here to read statement.