19 Jan 2021
A new Standard of Practice for doctors in Manitoba came into effect on November 1, 2020, which will impact any Manitoban who uses certain sleeping pills. The Standard of Practice for Prescribing Benzodiazepines & Z-drugs will encourage a more judicious use of medications commonly used to treat [...]Read more Reducing the Need for Sleeping Pills
17 Apr 2020
Mark Mercure, Pharmacist Home Health Care Pharmacy We are all making adjustments to our routines to practice social distancing to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. We have the opportunity when making these new daily routines to incorporate practices which can strengthen our [...]Read more Staying Healthy in an Uncertain Time
24 Jan 2020
One of the ways in which we can help to keep the older adults in our community healthy is by promoting the sensible use of antibiotics. Older adults tend to take a lot of regular, daily medications, and adding antibiotics into this mix can put the older adult at risk of drug interactions, [...]Read more When is a Bladder Infection Not a Bladder Infection?
2 Dec 2019
Mark Mercure, Pharmacist Home Health Care Pharmacy The holiday season is upcoming, which means holiday parties and get togethers with friends and loved ones. These fun social events also present many people with the choice of whether or not to drink alcohol. For those of us who also take [...]Read more Enjoy a Safe Celebration
30 May 2019
Jennifer Ludwig was born and raised in Brandon. One could say that she was destined to be in the business of health and helping people. Jennifer is continuing a family tradition of pharmacists serving the community, with two great-uncles and her uncle Joss March all in pharmacy practice. She [...]Read more Congratulations Jennifer Ludwig, 2019 YWCA Woman of Distinction!