An Aging Population, Health care and the Role of Pharmacists in Saskatchewan with a National Comparison

Tue, Apr 23, 2019

The 2019 online survey was conducted with 3,219 Canadians over 18 years of age from February 26th to March 7th, 2019. The survey found people in Saskatchewan recognize the seriousness of an ageing population and the strain it will have on the health system. The survey found this concern is held by many older residents, particularly women. The survey breaks down into 5 sections from the innovations in health care delivery to how comfortable people are with pharmacist doing to more to sustain the health system.

To see the full breakdown of the 2019 survey, click here.

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What's New

2019‐2020 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program Participation

The Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch (DPEBB) is registering pharmacies that plan to participate in the Province’s 2019‐2020 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program (the Program).


Florinef Shortage Update

The Florinef shortage information is posted on behalf of medSask.


SMAP Audit

Recently the Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch (DPEBB) sent out a communication about the SMAP audit done in February 2019. PAS wanted to follow up with some “quick tips” to assist with building on the improvement observed from previous audits.


Congratulations Mike Stuber, Canadian Pharmacist of the Year!

Saskatchewan pharmacist, Mike Stuber, who specializes in HIV treatment and prevention is named the 2019 Canadian Pharmacist of the Year by CPhA.

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