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tick NSHA Pharmacy Research and Education Conference – Registration is Open! This year’s conference has a “Medication Safety” theme and is available free of charge for NSHA staff (includes pharmacy students). See attached program and registration form for September 30, 2017 in Halifax NS. Complete the registration form and email Alanna.mcquaid@nshealth.ca by September 22, 2017.You are also invited to submit abstracts to present as a poster during the conference. You could win a $500 research award! Please see attached abstract submission information. Please send abstracts to heather.neville@nshealth.ca by September 13, 2017.
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NSHA Pharmacy Research Committee

tick Hospital pharmacy residents who have recently completed their pharmacy residency and are a member of the NS or NB branch of CSHP are invited to submit their major research project manuscript to be considered for the Hospital Pharmacy Residency Award.  Application form and submission instructions can be found on the awards page. This award consists of a cash prize of $1000 and an engraved memento. Deadline for applications in August 31, 2017. If you have any questions, please e-mail emma.murray@nshealth.ca

tick With the current CSHP Membership year about to come to a close on June 30th, it’s the perfect time of year to join CSHP or to renew your CSHP membership! Please see the attached documents for more information:

  1. Membership Benefits Flyer (links to join/renew plus see some examples of what CSHP does for you!)
  2. Pharmacists: CSHP Liability insurance Q & A
  3. Pharmacy Technicians: CSHP Liability insurance Q & A

If you have any questions, please email LauraV.Minard@nshealth.ca.

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.