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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 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 by September 13, 2017.
Please forward to your staff and post in your areas. 

Hope to see you there!
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

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

tick 2017 Branch Awards: It’s that time of year again! NS Branch Awards applications are available now and due April 3, 2017. Click here for more information.

tick Our CSHP NS March 2017 newsletter is now available!

tick Save the Date for the 2017 CSHP Education Day, AGM & Awards Celebration - Saturday, April 22nd, Halifax, NS. Stay tuned in the coming months for full details and how to register for this jam packed day!

tick It’s that time of year again to apply for the CSHP NS Branch Pharmacist Clinical Experience Program! Please check out the information sheet regarding the program and the application form. Applications are due April 28, 2017. As a reminder, the program provides $2000 to support an NS Branch member to spend time at a host institution under the supervision or in collaboration with a mentor in a chosen therapeutic, research or administrative area.  Please forward applications to the membership committee co-chairs, Andrea Meade or Michelle ten Brinke. The winner will be notified after the application is reviewed by the committee. If you have any questions please contact Andrea or Michelle at or

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

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

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!):

tick Hello CSHP Members! It is that time of year again…the CSHP NS Branch Awards Event! This year the Awards Event will be held the evening of April 30th, following the CSHP Education Day. Please click here to go to the awards page to see more information including the NS branch awards criteria table and application forms. Deadline is April 18, 2016 for all awards.

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 heretick 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.

tick CARE Project: Call for expressions of interest for membership on the CARE (Clinical Advancement of RPh Excellence) Project Steering Committee.

tick Clinical Experience Program Recipient – congratulations to Sylvia Yazbeck for receiving the 2015 grant from the NS Branch. Click here for more details.

tick It's that time of year again...CSHP Membership renewal time!  Please see the "CSHP Membership Benefits" flyer and information regarding CSHP liability insurance (a new benefit through CSHP NS Branch).