Runnin’, fundraisin’, and Bloomin’ Inspirin!

A Bloom pharmacist from the Annapolis Valley won the women’s race in the Blue Nose Marathon held in Halifax last weekend. Heather O’Donnell, who works at Bridgetown Pharmasave, completed the 42K in 03:11:25 and was not only running for the competition but  was also fundraising for nursing home residents in her home town. Congratulations, Heather, […]

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What do patients want from pharmacy?

Jan Davison, Bloom program Steering Committee member, community member and pharmacist trainer was invited to speak at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s annual forum held in Toronto last week. According to a Pharmacy Practice report the speakers at the event represented patients from a broad range of the most medication-dependent disease states (the patients who […]

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Review of treatment for adults who self-harm

An updated Cochrane review has found that there is currently no clear evidence for the effectiveness of antidepressants, antipsychotics, mood stabilisers, or natural products in preventing repetition of self-harming behaviours. Self-harm (SH), which includes intentional self-poisoning/overdose and self-injury, is a major problem in many countries and is strongly linked to suicide. It is therefore important […]

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