Patients' Choice Award

The Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan (PAS) PATIENTS' CHOICE AWARD gives the general public the opportunity to say 'thank you' and to publicly recognize the outstanding care they have received. This award is presented to a pharmacist or pharmacy who has been nominated by a patient or non-pharmacist colleague for going the extra mile to provide high quality care and a great patient experience. 

2019 Patient's Choice Award Recipients


  • BETH KESSLER, Save-on-Foods Pharmacy, Regina
  • ANDREW GILBERTSON, Hill Ave Drugs, Regina SAFEWAY 
  • WAYNE CHAU, River Heights Drugs, Regina
  • JENN MCCLELLAND, Broadway Pharmacy, Saskatoon
  • JENNA KULAVANY, Pharmasave, Esterhazy
  • SPIRO KANGLES, Medicine Shoppe 5928, Regina
  • MICHAEL KANI, Michael’s Remedy Rx, Saskatoon


“I just came back from vacation yesterday and was extremely surprised to open the Patient’s Choice 
Award. It was very humbling to receive such an honour and I want to thank you for recognizing the 
effort I put into this valued profession. I have a true passion for helping people manage their 
health and it’s validating to realize people appreciate
that effort,” Beth Kessler.

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The Florinef shortage information is posted on behalf of medSask.


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