Interactions: News from CSHP


May 26, 2020

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome patient handout project–completed!

The handout can be found here. Over the past year, members of ISMP Canada and CSHP OB collaborated on developing a patient education handout on Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS). This working group also worked with members of Northwest Telepharmacy Solutions, Canadian Pharmacists Associatio…


May 26, 2020

Call for Resolutions for CSHP's 2020 Annual General Meeting


Through the process of submitting written resolutions, the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) members have the opportunity to present issues for discussion by the membership at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020. It is anticipated that…




May 13, 2020

Health Canada COVID-19 Treatment Drug List


Health Canada is proactively monitoring the potential for supply disruptions for prescription drugs used in the treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 patients and has compiled a list of approved drugs that may see an increase in demand during the COVID pandemic. This is not meant to represe…






April 29, 2020

Health Canada’s decision on technical-grade ethanol for the manufacture of hand sanitizers: Notice to industry / La décision de Santé Canada sur l'éthanol de qualité technique pour la fabrication de désinfectants pour les mains : Avis à l'industrie


(La version française suit ci-dessous.)  In response to the increasing demand for hand sanitizers in Canada during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Health Canada has implemented an interim expedited licensing approach to help businesses obtain the required authorizations to …